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Recap: Sabres Fall in High Scoring Game

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Sabres fall again in overtime in an exciting contest against the Hurricanes

NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Buffalo Sabres Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Last night was one of the more entertaining games of the season. Jack Eichel had one of those nights where he dominated the game. Although it wasn’t enough as the Sabres dropped their sixth straight game that has gone to overtime. Here is your speed recap.

First Period

Hurricanes Goal Scorers: None

Hurricanes Shots on Goal: 7

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 12

Second Period

Hurricanes Goal Scorers: 10:16 - Justin Williams (7) assisted by Brock McGinn and Jordan Staal

Hurricanes Shots on Goal: 15

Sabres Goal Scorers: 10:46 - Jack Eichel (9) assisted by Evander Kane and Jake McCabe

Sabres Shots on Goal: 14

Third Period

Hurricanes Goal Scorers: 3:00 - Jordan Staal (8) assisted by Jaccob Slavin and Justin Williams | 4:03 - Derek Ryan (6) assisted by Brett Pesce | 6:57 - Elias Lindholm (9) assisted by Derek Ryan and Sebastian Aho

Hurricanes Shots on Goal: 9

Sabres Goal Scorers: 1:20 - Jake McCabe (2) assisted by Evander Kane and Jack Eichel | 9:24 - Jack Eichel (10) assisted by Jake McCabe and Kyle Okposo | 9:34 Jack Eichel (11) assisted by Evaner Kane

Sabres Shots on Goal: 13

Overtime

Hurricanes Goal Scorers: 2:15 - Jaccob Slavin (3) assisted by Elias Lindholm and Sebastian Aho

Hurricanes Shots on Goal: 3

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 2

Final Score: Hurricanes 5, Sabres 4 (Overtime)

Shots on Goal: Hurricanes 34 | Sabres 41

Three Stars of the Game

  1. Jack Eichel (3 G, 1 A)
  2. Jaccob Slavin (1 G, 1 A, GWG)
  3. Jake McCabe (1 G, 2 A)