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Recap: Sabres Fall to Vegas in a Shootout

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Tonight the Sabres end up on the other side of a shootout in a 2-1 loss to the Golden Knights

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Buffalo Sabres Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Not a lot happened in this game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Vegas Golden Knights until the third period. Here’s your speed recap version of today’s contest.

First Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 7

Knights Goal Scorers: None

Knights Shots on Goal: 11

Second Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 15

Knights Goal Scorers: None

Knights Shots on Goal: 7

Third Period

Sabres Goal Scorers: Justin Bailey (3) assisted by Benoit Pouliot - 2:47

Sabres Shots on Goal: 9

Knights Goal Scorers: Deryk Engelland (5) assisted by David Perron and William Karlsson - 15:46

Knights Shots on Goal: 13

Overtime

Sabres Goal Scorers: None

Sabres Shots on Goal: 1

Knights Goal Scorers: None

Knights Shots on Goal: 3

Shootout

Ryan O’Reilly - Miss

David Perron - Goal

Sam Reinhart - Save

Alex Tuch - Miss

Jacob Josefson - Goal

William Karlsson - Save

Jason Pominville - Save

Jonathan Marchessault - Miss

Benoit Pouliot - Miss

Erik Haula - Goal

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Final Score: Golden Knights 2, Sabres 1 (SO)

Shots on Goal: Golden Knights 34 | Sabres 32

Three Stars of the Game

1. Marc-Andre Fleury (31 saves on 32 shots, 4/5 in the shootout)

2. Robin Lehner (33 saves on 34 shots, 3/5 in the shootout)

3. Erik Haula (Shootout winner)

Comment of the Game

Our team looked like they belong, against a very good team. We need to play hard like this when our stars are fit and on the ice.

by Lucan Llama on Mar 10, 2018 | 6:40 PM reply rec flag actions