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Recap: Sabres Afternoon Struggles Continue in Loss to the Kings

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Kings broke their 15 year winless streak in Buffalo and the Sabres continued their struggles in afternoon games

NHL: Los Angeles Kings at Buffalo Sabres Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Kings broke their 15 year winless streak in Buffalo yesterday afternoon. They dominated the Buffalo Sabres for most of the day in route to a 4-2 victory. The Sabres tried to rally in the final period, but it wasn’t enough in another poor home effort.

First Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 8

Kings Goal Scorers: Michael Amadio (3) assisted by Andy Andreoff - 11:26

Kings Shots on Goal: 19

Second Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 9

Kings Goal Scorers: Anze Kopiter (24) assisted by Dustin Brown - 12:02 | Anze Kopitar (25) assisted by Alex Iafallo and Dustin Brown - 16:06 | Michael Amadio (4) assisted by Jonny Brodzinski and Drew Doughty - 17:35

Kings Shots on Goal: 11

Third Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: Marco Scandella (2) unassisted - 0:31 | Rasmus Ristolainen (5) unassisted - 16:42

Sabres Shots on Goal: 18

Kings Goal Scorers: None

Kings Shots on Goal: 6

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Final Score: Kings 4, Sabres 2

Shots on Goal: Kings 36 | Sabres 35

Three Stars of the Game

1. Anze Kopitar (2 G)

2. Michael Amadio (2 G)

3. Dustin Brown (2 A)

Comment of the Game

Brutal.

Chorus is boos in the arena. Deservedly so.

At least the popcorn is good today.

by steelopus on Feb 17, 2018 | 2:38 PM reply rec flag actions