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Sabres Fall 4-3 Against Washington - Game Recap

The Sabres came up short Saturday against the Capitals, falling 4-3 in a shootout.

Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Mike Ribeiro clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Capitals. Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, and Troy Brouwer in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 2:21 of the second period.

Braden Holtby stopped 20 of 23 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Ville Leino (2) and Christian Ehrhoff scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Jhonas Enroth stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Washington outshot Buffalo 38-23 in the game.

Washington heads into a battle against the Flyers. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.