For the first two periods of their game against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night, the Buffalo Sabres were the better team by most statistical measures. Shots (23-20) and shot attempts (36-29) were in the Sabres’ favor, and they carried a 2-1 lead into the second intermission.
It slipped from their fingers in the first five minutes of the third. The Panthers strung together four unanswered goals, three of which came in a span of 4:42 to begin the final period, and won 5-2. Read More