Buffalo 3, Pittsburgh 2

Via: The Sports Network

‘”We actually switched him (Kotalik) off the one unit to get him off the top power play because they were taking that away,” Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. “When they were taking that away, sometimes Jochen (Hecht) is in the slot for a shot and we put him on the off side. It was just a read on his part trying to find the hole. But the difference is, you would rather have Ales shooting.”‘