Recap - Thrashers Defeat Buffalo 4-3

Recap - Thrashers Defeat Buffalo 4-3

The Sabres came up short Friday against the Thrashers, falling 4-3.

Atlanta was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Nik Antropov, Dustin Byfuglien, Niclas Bergfors, and Alex Burmistrov each scored for the Thrashers in the victory. Antropov opened the scoring for Atlanta, finding the back of the net at 9:53 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom.

Chris Mason stopped 25 of 28 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Tim Connolly, Jordan Leopold, and Derek Roy scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Chris Mason.

Buffalo got a 18-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.

On the power play, Atlanta went 2-for-7, while the Sabres were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Buffalo outshot Atlanta 28-22 in the game.

Atlanta heads into a battle against the Blues. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.