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Sport Isles extend home streak to 6 with 3-2 OT win over Sabres

23:36  14 december  2019
23:36  14 december  2019 Source:   ap.org

Tavares scores in OT, leads Maple Leafs past Sabres 2-1

  Tavares scores in OT, leads Maple Leafs past Sabres 2-1 TORONTO (AP) Frederik Andersen was put to the test, and the goaltender did enough to get the Toronto Maple Leafs the victory. John Tavares scored at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist, and Anderson made 29 saves as the Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Saturday night.BOX SCORE: MAPLE LEAFS 2, SABRES 1 (OT)''He gave us a chance to win, especially in the third period, where we had to defend'' Tavares said. ''He made some big saves, even at the end of the second (period), too. That's why he's one of the best goalies in the league.

Sam Reinhart scored the clinching goal in the shootout against the Red Wings, as the Sabres extend their winning streak to nine games.

David Krejci scored the go-ahead goal with 45 seconds left, lifting the Bruins past the Senators, 3 - 2 , to extend their point streak to 19 games.

Miller scores in OT to lift Canucks over Sabres 6-5

  Miller scores in OT to lift Canucks over Sabres 6-5 J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal 3:21 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks over the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 Saturday.Saturday was a nice start.

The hot bats continue for the Creekside Seminoles as they picked up their fourth consecutive win with a dominating performance in their 13- 2 win over

Andre Burakovsky extended his goal streak to three games by finishing off a rush 2 :40 in, and Nicklas Backstrom scored on the power play in the third Lars Eller sealed it with an empty-netter in the final minute of a game that was hardly a masterpiece with the puck bouncing all over bad ice and a playoff

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Anthony Beauvillier scored in overtime to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, extending New York’s home winning streak to six games.

Beauvillier scored on a breakaway at 3:04 against Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark for his 10th goal of the season. He finished off a sequence in overtime in which he accidentally got tangled up with Ullmark in the crease, then was tripped in the Sabres zone before he corralled the puck for the winning play.

BOX SCORE: ISLANDERS 3, SABRES 2 (OT)

The Islanders improved to 13-2-1 overall between Nassau Coliseum and Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this season while the Sabres had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Semyon Varmalov made 33 saves for the victory.

Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win over Oilers

  Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win over Oilers EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Colin Miller scored 1:13 into overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Kyle Okposo and Johan Larsson also scored to help the Sabres snap a two-game skid. Linus Ullmark stopped 26 shots. Riley Sheahan and Joakim Nygard scored for the Oilers, who have lost four of their last six games. Mike Smith finished with 19 saves. In the extra period, Miller took a feed through the crease from Marcus Johansson to score the winner. Jack Eichel picked up an assist on the play to extend his point streak to 13 games.

Going streaking . All of a sudden the Flyers have won eight of their past nine games with that Rangers clunker in-between two The Philadelphia Flyers failed to extend their winning streak to six games on Thursday night, falling 3-1 to Rick BSH Radio reacts following a 3 - 2 OT victory over Toronto.

Ryan Pressly pitched the eighth for the Astros, extending his franchise-record scoreless streak to 36 innings. Springer hit an RBI single in the ninth Detroit shortstop Ronny Rodriguez fielded two straight grounders to start the sixth. After making a nice play on the second one, he took off for the dugout

Jordan Eberle had snapped a 1-1 tie with a goal early in the third period to give the Islanders a 2-1 lead, but Sabres captain Jack Eichel tied it with a power-play goal at 18:14 after the Sabres pulled Ullmark for an extra skater.

Eichel’s 23rd goal of the season was assisted by Rasmus Ristolainen and sent the game into overtime. Eichel has extended his points streak to 16 games when he assisted on Victor Olofsson’s second-period goal. Eichel has 15 goals and 14 assists during the streak.

Eberle, who entered the game with only two goals in 20 games this season, scored his third at 4:50 of the third when his shot from the slot eluded Ullmark. Brock Nelson an assist.

Eberle signed a five-year, $27.5 million free-agent contract in July to stay with the Islanders after scoring 19 goals last season and 25 the previous one for the Islanders.

Michael Dal Colle opened the scoring for the Islanders at 5:11 of the first period when he knocked a loose puck past Ullmark. Beauvillier had the lone assist.

Sabres demote under-performing center Mittelstadt to minors

  Sabres demote under-performing center Mittelstadt to minors The Buffalo Sabres have assigned under-performing second-year center Casey Mittelstadt to the minors. © APARC Buffalo Sabres forward Casey Mittlestadt skates prior to his NHL hockey debut against the Detroit Red Wings, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes) The demotion to Rochester of the AHL was made Sunday, coming a day following a 3-2 overtime loss at the New York Islanders in which Mittelstadt was a healthy scratch for the third time in four games.

The Blackhawks won 3 - 2 . (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (The Associated Press). Thing is, there's nothing routine about it. Certainly not after Chicago beat the Edmonton Oilers 3 - 2 in overtime on Monday night, stretching its opening points streak to 19 games.

Andre Burakovsky extended his goal streak to three games by finishing off a rush 2 :40 in, and Nicklas Backstrom scored on the power play in the third Lars Eller sealed it with an empty-netter in the final minute of a game that was hardly a masterpiece with the puck bouncing all over bad ice and a playoff

The goal was the second this season for Dal Colle, the fifth overall pick by the Islanders in the 2014 draft who found a spot in recent games on a line with Beauvillier and Nelson. Dal Colle later left the game with an upper body injury thus Eberle became part of the unit in the third.

Olofsson had tied the game with a power-play goal at 6:11 of the second, rifling the puck past Varmalov. The goal was Olofsson’s 14th this season, which leads all rookies. Assists went to defenseman Rasmus Dahlin and Eichel.

Olofsson has 21 points in the past 19 games - with eight goals and 13 assists. The 24-year-old Swede was a seventh-round pick by the Sabres in 2014, taken 176 spots after Dal Colle. Olofsson also leads NHL rookies with 30 points overall.

The Islanders were returning after a three-game road trip on which they won at Tampa Bay and Florida after a loss in Dallas.

They have won eight straight games at Nassau Coliseum during a season in which they are splitting games between Long Island and Brooklyn, playing 28 contests at Nassau Coliseum and 13 games at Barclays Center.

Eichel out vs. Flyers with upper-body injury, point streak ends at 17 games

  Eichel out vs. Flyers with upper-body injury, point streak ends at 17 games Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel won't get the chance to extend his point streak to 18 games. The 23-year-old pivot won't play in Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers due to an upper-body injury, the team announced. His absence will officially end his point streak at 17 contests, according to Adam Kimelman of NHL.com. Eichel leads the Sabres in both goals (24) and points (50) through 35 games this season, and his 16 goals and 31 points during his streak were both league highs over that span. His run is tied for the second-longest point streak in franchise history behind Hall of Famer Gilbert Perreault's 18-game stretch in 1971-72.

Buffalo arrived on an offensive surge with 36 goals in its past nine games during which it was 5-1-3. The Sabres met the Islanders and their stingy defense, which has permitted a league-low 72 goals over the first 31 games.

NOTES: The Islanders scratched defenseman Nick Leddy and forward Leo Komarov … The Sabres scratched defensemen Zach Bogosian and Colin Miller and forward Casey Mittelstadt … The teams meet again March 26 at Nassau Coliseum … The Islanders are 19-0-1 this season and 57-2-3 overall when they score three goals ... The Sabres are 3-6-2 in their past 11 games against the Islanders.

UP NEXT:

Islanders: Host Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.

Sabres: At Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

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Sabres C Eichel day to day with upper body injury .
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been listed as day to day with an upper body injury. Eichel practiced with the Sabres on Friday, and his status is uncertain for Saturday's game against the visiting Los Angeles Kings.The NHL's second-leading scorer was scratched 10 minutes before the start of Buffalo's 6-1 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday night after he participated in warmups.Eichel said Friday he was feeling better but provided no other specifics on the injury, other than noting it was something that has been bothering him for some time.Eichel has 24 goals and 50 points in 35 games.

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