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Sabres Down Ottawa 5-1 - Match Report

Buffalo cruised to victory on Friday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Senators at First Niagara Center.

Buffalo won as a -180 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Buffalo got goals from Matt Ellis, Jordan Leopold, Derek Roy, Ville Leino, and Luke Adam in the victory. Roy opened the scoring at 2:09 of the first period.

Jhonas Enroth turned in a 36-save effort for the Sabres.

Sergei Gonchar scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Jhonas Enroth.

Ottawa got a 12-stop effort from Alex Auld in the loss.

On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-5, while the Senators were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 37-21.

Buffalo heads into a battle against the Bruins. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.