It took 67 games for the Buffalo Sabres to get a second attempt at a shootout after losing the skills competition at KeyBank Center on opening night. That chance came in Ottawa on Thursday night, and the Sabres seized the opportunity to come away with a win.
The wait for a third shootout was much shorter. The Sabres played past overtime for the second game in a row against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, and while it featured some of the same ingredients as their win in Ottawa – a goal from Jacob Josefson and some big saves by Robin Lehner – the result this time was a 2-1 loss. Read More