Columbus 3, Buffalo 2

Via: AP

‘The Sabres, cheered by thousands of fans who made the trip, came in 24-1-2 when leading through two. “You can’t sit back. We made a couple of mistakes and they took advantage of them,” Buffalo coach Lindy Ruff said. “We had our opportunities to put them away but we didn’t. We spent the whole second period in their end. When you have nine or 10 opportunities to score, you need to put two or three away and we didn’t.”‘