NHL Hockey

Buffalo Sabres (4-1-1)


Fri. 10/22 Sat. 10/23 Mon. 10/25 Thu. 10/28 Sun. 10/31
vs. Bos 
L 1-4
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@ NJ 
1-2
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vs. TB 
W 5-1
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@ Anh 
7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST8:00 PM CST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET23:00 BRT
@ LA 
1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST2:00 PM CST3:00 PM EST0:00 UAE (+1)16:00 ET17:00 BRT

Olofsson scores twice to help Sabres beat Lightning 5-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Victor Olofsson scored two goals and Craig Anderson made 35 saves for the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.

Robert Hagg had a goal an an assist, Tage Thompson tallied two assists and the Sabres got goals from Drake Caggiula and Vinnie Hinostroza in their first victory over the Lightning in eight meetings.

Bouncing back from a 2-1 overtime loss in their road opener at New Jersey on Saturday, the Sabres continued their strong start by beating the two-time Stanley Cup champions to improve to 4-1-0 at home.

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Leaders
Points: V. Olofsson6
Plus/Minus: Z. Girgensons4
Shots on Goal: T. Thompson21
PIM: R. Dahlin10
Win: C. Anderson3
Shutouts: C. Anderson0
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 18 (11)
Shots: 198 (6)
PP%: 27.8% (8)
Penalty Minutes: 36 (31)
Assists: 30 (14)
SH Goals: 0 (13)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L OTL Pts
Florida 6 0 0 12
Buffalo 4 1 1 9
Detroit 3 2 1 7
Boston 3 1 0 6
Toronto 2 4 1 5
Tampa Bay 2 3 1 5
Ottawa 2 4 0 4
Montreal 1 5 0 2
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 11 (27)
Shots Against: 187 (13)
PK%: 87.5% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 40 (29)
Shutouts: 0 (8)
Sv%: 0.941 (2)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/20 C. Eakin Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
10/15 H. Jokiharju Lower-body injury (IR)
10/14 C. Mittelstadt Upper-body injury - left game (IR)
10/11 M. Samuelsson Lower-body injury (IR)
10/11 A. Oglevie Undisclosed injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/23 B. Murray Called up from minors from Rochester-AHL
10/16 C. Wolanin Claimed off waivers
10/11 C. Fitzgerald Called up from minors from Rochester-AHL
10/11 J. Peterka Sent to minors Rochester-AHL
10/11 C. Fitzgerald Sent to minors Rochester-AHL
10/10 C. Fitzgerald Sent to minors Rochester-AHL
10/10 B. Biro Sent to minors Rochester-AHL
10/10 A. Jonsson-Fjallby Waived
10/9 B. Davidson Sent to minors Rochester-AHL
10/8 B. Davidson Waived
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