GameNight: Sabres and Hurricanes Scoreless in 1st

December 17, 2016 - 2:13 pm
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The Sabres were kept off the board for nearly three full periods, but still managed to force overtime followed by a shootout where the Hurricanes prevailed 2-1.

Scoring
  • Zach Bogosian couldn't handle a bouncing puck in front of Anders Nilsson and Joakim Nordstrom put it home for the 1-0 lead.
  • Carolina kept Buffalo off the board until 17:23 of the final period when Evander Kane redirected a Jake McCabe shot into the net.
  • Lee Stempniak and Sebastian Aho both converted their shootout chances while the Sabres went 0 for 2 on chances by Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel.


1st Period
Goals

14:04 - CAR - Joakim Nordstrom (3) (Jay McClement, Brett Pesce)

Penalties
14:33 - BUF - Johan Larsson (2 min., hooking)

2nd Period
Goals

None

Penalties
None

3rd Period
Goals

17:23 - BUF - Evander Kane (5) (Jake McCabe, Marcus Foligno

Penalties
None

Overtime
Goals

None

Penalties
None

Shootout
CAR - Lee Stempniak - GOAL
BUF - Sam Reinhart - MISS
CAR - Sebastian Aho - GOAL
BUF - Jack Eichel - MISS

Goaltending
BUF - Anders Nilsson (21 saves, 22 shots)
CAR - Cam Ward (23 saves, 24 shots)

Power Plays
BUF - 0 of 0
CAR - 0 of 1

Postgame Audio
Evander Kane

Zach Bogosian
 

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