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Buffalo Ices Ottawa 3-2 - Recap

The Senators came up short Saturday against the Sabres, falling 3-2 in a shootout.

The Sabres were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

The win was clinched by Derek Roy, who beat Craig Anderson in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Jordan Leopold and Derek Roy each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Roy opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 10:39 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ville Leino and Andrej Sekera.

Jhonas Enroth turned in a 25-save effort for the Sabres.

Milan Michalek and Erik Condra scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Jhonas Enroth.

Craig Anderson stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 33-27.

Buffalo heads into a battle against the Jets. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.