Sabres vs Senators Final: 4-3 - Recap
It came down to a shootout and Ryan Miller foiled the opposition in a 4-3 victory for Buffalo over Ottawa Saturday.
Buffalo was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tyler Ennis potted the shootout winner for Buffalo. Nathan Gerbe, Tyler Ennis, and Marcus Foligno each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Gerbe opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 9:28 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Christian Ehrhoff and Derek Roy.
Ryan Miller turned in a 33-save effort for the Sabres.
Erik Karlsson (2) and Erik Condra scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Ben Bishop stopped 38 of 41 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Buffalo scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 41-36.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.