Skinner helps fuel late rally, but Sabres fall to Hurricanes in OT

Skinner helps fuel late rally, but Sabres fall to Hurricanes in OT

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Marco Scandella and Jeff Skinner scored to erase a two-goal deficit in the last five minutes of regulation, but the salvaged point was of no consolation for the Buffalo Sabres following a 6-5 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at KeyBank Center on Thursday night.

The Sabres and Hurricanes entered the contest tied with 58 points in the standings, three out of a playoff spot. The sentiment from the Sabres afterward was that the five goals they scored should have been enough to win, if not for more defensive miscues. Read More

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