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Sabres Fall 4-2 Against Detroit - Game Recap

The Sabres came up short Tuesday against the Red Wings, falling 4-2.

The Red Wings were a -208 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Detroit got goals from David Legwand, Pavel Datsyuk, Darren Helm, and Brendan Smith in the victory. Smith opened the scoring at 12:28 of the second period.

Jimmy Howard stopped 25 of 27 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Zemgus Girgensons (2) scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Matt Hackett stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-5, while the Sabres were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 37-27.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.