Sabres Fall 8-4 Against New York - Game Recap
The battle between the Rangers and Sabres didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Buffalo was handed an 8-4 defeat on Friday at First Niagara Center.
New York won as a -122 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brad Richards (3), Rick Nash, Ryane Clowe, Ryan Callahan, Anton Stralman, and Carl Hagelin each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Hagelin opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 18:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derek Stepan and Henrik Lundqvist.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 24 of 28 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Drew Stafford, Nathan Gerbe, Cody Hodgson, and Mark Pysyk scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 11 of 15 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 29-28.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.