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Minnesota vs Buffalo Recap - Sabres Win 3-1

Buffalo skated to a 3-1 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in NHL action at First Niagara Center.

The Sabres were a -212 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Buffalo got goals from Thomas Vanek, Cody Hodgson, and Marcus Foligno in the victory. Vanek opened the scoring at 1:12 of the second period.

Ryan Miller turned in a 24-save effort for the Sabres.

Steven Kampfer scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.

Josh Harding stopped 34 of 36 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Buffalo went 2-for-4, while the Wild were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 37-25.

Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.