GOALS & HIGHLIGHTS
1-0 SABRES, BUF GOAL: Cozens (Quinn, Peterka) 6:29
Dylan Cozens scores his 28th goal of the season off a fantastic cross-ice feed from Jack Quinn.
2-0 SABRES, BUF GOAL: Thompson (Tuch) 7:08
Just 39 seconds after Cozens’ goal, Tyce Thompson scores his 44th of the season – and his 100th career goal – to double the Sabres lead.
2-1, SABRES, NJD GOAL: Sharnagovich (McLeod, Severson) 9:06
Yegor Sharangovich’s 13th goal of the season gets the Devils on the board
3-1 SABRES, BUF GOAL: Quinn (Cozens, Peterka) 10:55
Jack Quinn helps the Sabres retake a two-goal lead on the Devils
QUICK NOTE: Vitek Vanecek replaced Akira Schmid in the Devils net after Buffalo’s third goal. His night ended after allowing three goals on seven shots against.
3-2 SABRES, NJD GOAL: Bahl (Hughes, Haula) 18:46
Kevin Bahl’s shot is deflected by a Sabres defender and past Buffalo’s goaltender Luukkonen.
SHOTS: NJ 13, BUF 12
POWER PLAY: NJ 0/0, BUF 0/1
4-2 SABRES, BUF GOAL: Tuch (Skinner, Krebs) 4:50
5-2 SABRES, BUF GOAL: Tuch (Dahlin, Olofsson) 16:38
QUICK NOTE: Jack Hughes had a goal taken away at 16:54 of the second after the play was ruled off-side.
SHOTS: NJ 18, BUF 17
POWER PLAY: NJ 0/2, BUF 1/3
5-3 SABRES, NJD GOAL: Hughes (Bahl, Bratt) 5:20
Jack Hughes scores his 38th goal of the season to help close the Devils’ gap.
QUICK NOTE: Tonight Hughes has his 28th multi-point game of the season (1g-1a). He now owns the franchise record for the most multi-point games in a single season and passed Taylor Hall (27 multi-PTS GP, 2017-18).
5-4 SABRES, NJD PP GOAL: Hughes (Hischier, Hamilton) 9:33
SHOTS: NJ 31, BUF 26
POWER PLAY: NJ 1/3, BUF 1/4
HEAD COACH LINDY RUFF