Lehner’s strong effort comes up short as Sabres fall to Blues

Lehner’s strong effort comes up short as Sabres fall to Blues

With two goalies playing at the top of their games and two teams knotted in a scoreless tie, it became evident as the third period drew closer to its end that the winner between the Buffalo Sabres and the St. Louis Blues at KeyBank Center on Saturday night could come down to one decisive bounce.

Actually, it came down to three. Tage Thompson roofed a shot through traffic past Robin Lehner to put the Blues on the board with 5:41 remaining, while Sam Reinhart and Rasmus Ristolainen each came inches from tying the game in the final minute of a 1-0 loss for the Sabres. Read More

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