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New York Ices Buffalo 3-1 - Recap

The Rangers earned a 3-1 victory over the Sabres on Thursday at First Niagara Center.

New York won as a -165 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Brad Richards, Rick Nash, and Mats Zuccarello each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Nash opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 17:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Derek Stepan and Ryan McDonagh.

Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 27-save effort for the Rangers.

Buffalo got a goal from Tyler Ennis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Buffalo got a 28-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.

On the power play, New York went 1-for-2, while the Sabres were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 31-28.

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 Montreal.