Recap - Islanders Defeat Buffalo 4-2
|Recap - Islanders Defeat Buffalo 4-2|
New York earned a 4-2 victory over Buffalo behind a 2-goal performance from Michael Grabner on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Michael Grabner (2), Kyle Okposo, and Matt Moulson each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 13:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by John Tavares and Travis Hamonic.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 23-save effort for the Islanders.
Derek Roy and Patrick Kaleta scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 36 of 39 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Sabres were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Buffalo 40-25 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Detroit.