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Ottawa Ices Buffalo 3-2 - Recap

Ottawa earned a 3-2 victory over Buffalo behind a 2-goal performance from Milan Michalek on Thursday at Canadian Tire Centre.

The Senators were a -230 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Ottawa got goals from Milan Michalek (2) and Erik Karlsson in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring at 3:12 of the second period.

Craig Anderson turned in a 30-save effort for the Senators.

Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.

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

Ottawa scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-7 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 36-32.

Next game, Ottawa takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Carolina.