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Sabres made a late push, but fall to the Avs 5-4

NHL: Colorado Avalanche at Buffalo Sabres Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

This was one of those odd games tonight with a few tough bounces. The game saw three shorthanded goals. Two by the Buffalo Sabres to pull into a tie for the league lead with nine. Unfortunately for the Sabres the Colorado Avalanche got the better of the bounces on this night. Here’s another quick version recap of tonight’s game.

Busy weekend. We’ll get back to our normal recaps this upcoming week.

First Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: Benoit Pouliot (11) SHG assisted by Ryan O’Reilly - 7:57

Sabres Shots on Goal: 7

Avalanche Goal Scorers: Alexander Kerfoot (13) from Colin Wilson and Nikita Zadorov - 0:43 | Matt Nieto (10) SHG unassisted - 9:19

Avalanche Shots on Goal: 13

Second Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: Casey Nelson (1) SHG assisted by Ryan O’Reilly and Justin Falk - 13:15

Sabres Shots on Goal: 12

Avalanche Goal Scorers: Colin Wilson (5) assisted by Gabriel Landeskog - 1:07

Avalanche Shots on Goal: 9

Third Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: Ryan O’Reilly (17) PPG assisted by Kyle Okposo and Rasmus Ristolainen - 12:14 | Evander Kane (18) unassisted - 17:08

Sabres Shots on Goal: 14

Avalanche Goal Scorers: Tyson Jost (5) PPG assisted by Tyson Barrie and Mikko Rantanen - 3:05 | Gabriel Bourque (5) assisted by Anton Lindholm - 7:03

Avalanche Shots on Goal: 5


Final Score: Avalanche 5, Sabres 4

Shots on Goal: Avalanche 27 | Sabres 33

Three Stars of the Game

1. Colin Wilson (1 G, 1 A)

2. Ryan O’Reilly (1 G, 2 A)

3. Tyson Jost (1 G)

Comment of the Game

We might of won if we just didn’t get any damn Power Plays!

Man I wish opposing teams would stop taking penalties!

by FaramirRat on Feb 11, 2018 | 9:37 PM reply rec flag actions