Tuukka Rask kept the Sabres out of the net for nearly 60 full minutes while Chris Wagner and David Backes both found the net, propelling the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over Buffalo at TD Garden on Saturday. Rask stopped 31 shots in the Boston victory. Linus Ullmark, making his second straight start for the Sabres, made 39 saves in the loss. Read More
Skinner scores twice, Sabres hold off Panthers without Eichel
The Sabres entered the night winless in their last seven games against the Panthers, a fact the players didn’t shy away from. They got to Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo early, netting goals from Skinner and Thompson during a first period in which they generated 12 shots.
“I think that was kind of our focus going in,” Thompson said of his team’s recent hiccups against Florida. “We knew the result that we got last time we played them, and it wasn’t what we wanted. I think we went into tonight’s game with a chip on our shoulder and played that way for a full 60.” Read More
Robin Lehner made 39 saves against his former team as he helped lead the New York Islanders to a 3-1 win over the Sabres on Monday night at KeyBank Center.
Buffalo controlled much of the play early, but former Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner was up to the task to keep the game scoreless. The blue and gold recorded 12 shots on goal in the opening frame. However, the bests save of the period came at the other end of the ice. Read More