A hooking penalty on the first shift of the game snowballed into an early two-goal lead for the Philadelphia Flyers and the Buffalo Sabres never caught up in a 5-2 loss at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night.
The Sabres killed the early penalty, which was assessed to Johan Larsson 36 seconds into the contest, but Oskar Lindblom scored from the side of the net to put the Flyers on the board at 2:48 and Jakub Voracek cleaned up a rebound to double their lead five minutes later. Read More
Sabres turn in another sound defensive effort in win over Islanders
scored on the power play at 1:49 of overtime, and the Buffalo Sabres
ended a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles
Kings at KeyBank Center on Tuesday.
Skinner got the rebound off Jack Eichel‘s initial shot in the crease and scored into an open net.
Eichel scored his fifth goal in the past three games to cut it to 3-2 on the power play at 3:47 of the third period, and Johan Larsson tied it 3-3 at 7:23 when he redirected Lawrence Pilut‘s pass in front. Read More
Sabres rally around sellout crowd, extend win streak to seven games
Johan Larsson has played 273 games spanning six seasons as a member of the Buffalo Sabres.
As he skated toward the tunnel at the end of the first period on Wednesday night – tossing his helmet while his teammates reacted jovially to a goal and a fight in the span three seconds – the atmosphere at KeyBank Center was unlike anything he’d seen before. Read More