Skinner scores twentieth of time, but Sabres drop to Panthers in additional time

Sunrise, Florida – Although the 10-game succe sful streak is driving them, the Buffalo Sabres remain close to the top of your NHL standings, which usually means the opposition goes to try and do anything they will to knock Buffalo down a peg.The Florida Panthers ended up the most up-to-date workforce to give the Sabres its ideal exertion and wound up rallying back to pick up a 3-2 overtime acquire about Buffalo at BB&T Center on Friday.Buffalo held the lead until midway through third period when the Panthers scored a power-play goal with 8:04 remaining to force overtime. Then Aleksander Barkov one-timed a puck in during the extra period to provide the home group the victory.The Sabres are now 0-1-1 after their dramatic run ended with a lo s to Tampa Bay on Thursday. With 37 points, they’re tied with the Lightning for first overall. Video: BUF Recap: Skinner, Reinhart score in time beyond regulation lo s”You talk about every group being ready. They know about the streak now. They see where we are in the standings and we’re likely to get everybody’s best match,” Sabres coach Phil Housley said. “Going through this now for the last couple games, against Tampa and coming in here, we didn’t execute well.”…Give them credit because they came out with a purpose and likely through this, our guys are learning that we’re planning to get the best sport and we’ve got to be a little more desperate in our activity, especially on the road here.”Linus Ullmark was strong in net for Buffalo, making 40 saves.Video: BUF@FLA: Ullmark flashes the leather to deny Vatrano”We’ve got ultimate confidence in either of these guys heading in net,” captain Jack Eichel said. “He steals a point for us tonight.”The Sabres have been outshot 43-24 in the match and 35-19 at even strength. Jeff Skinner, who scored one of Buffalo’s two goals, felt that they didn’t have nearly enough offensive zone time to be succe sful.”It seemed like we had a tough time getting into their end and sustaining our forecheck,” he said. “We turned a couple pucks above too many, and it’s a skilled group in exce s of there. You give them too many chances, they’re gonna hurt you. Maybe we just need be a little more simple, a little bit more clean through the neutral zone. That would allow us to spend more time in their end.”Roaring 20Video: BUF@FLA: Skinner goes best shelf off Reinhart’s feedJeff Skinner opened the scoring, cashing in a 2-on-1 with Sam Reinhart with 9:05 to play in the first period.With the goal, Jeff Skinner reached the 20-goal mark in his 27th activity of your period. Only four Sabres – Alexander Mogilny (23 games in 1992-93), Rick Martin (24 games in 1972-73), Dave Andreychuk (26 games in 1992-93) and Danny Gare (26 games in 1975-76) – have scored 20 goals in fewer games.Skinner and Martin are the only two Sabres to reach 20 goals before Dec. 1. Mogilny set the single-season franchise record with 76 goals that time. His 23rd match in the year was played on Dec. 9, 1992 Linus Ullmark Jersey .He’s the second player to hit the 20-goal mark this time. Winnipeg’s Patrick Laine has 21. Power plays make a differenceThe Panthers tied it up on the power play with 1:29 left in the first when Jared McCann’s slap shot deflected off Zach Bogosian and in more than the shoulder of Linus Ullmark.The Sabres’ power play got on the board for the first time in three games thanks to a goal from Reinhart. Eichel raced down the right wing and to sed a puck in front in the net. It bounced and Reinhart was able to knock it in for his sixth goal in the time. Video: BUF@FLA: Reinhart chips puck by Reimer for PPGWith a goal and an a sist on the evening, Reinhart extended his point streak to three games. He has five points (3+2) around that stretch.Ullmark was credited with the secondary a sist for his first career point.Florida then tied it again with the man advantage when Evgenii Dadonov potted his 11th from the year. Florida finished the match 2-for-4 with the man advantage. In time beyond regulation, the Sabres mostly controlled the play, but Barkov’s goal came 2:26 in, on Florida’s only shot in the 3-on-3 sequence.Ullmark felt that he could’ve made a difference on all three goals allowed, particularly the third.”On the third one, I wasn’t aware of where Barkov was, he said. “It’s 3-on-3, you should be able to handle three guys out there. In my mind, I should be aware of where they are at all times.”Taking flightThe match also marked the NHL debut of Lawrence Pilut.The 22-year-old defenseman logged 12:48 of ice time, one hit and two blocked shots. He wound up a plus-1 since he was on the ice for Skinner’s goal.”I really liked Lawrence stepping in. In this situation, I thought he handled himself really well,” Housley said. “He made some mistakes. It’s part of his development, we understand that, but all in all, I like the way he played in both ends on the ice.You see a lot of confidence in his game.”Pilut got the call because Marco Scandella and Jake McCabe are currently out of your lineup with upper-body injuries. McCabe is considered day-to-day while Scandella was placed on injured reserve earlier in the day.He entered the Derek Roy Jersey night fifth in the AHL in scoring, but it was his defensive recreation that caught Housley’s eye.”He has a really good stick, stick-on-puck detail. Especially in the defensive zone, he leads with it,” Housley said. “He’s on the puck. He doesn’t give a lot of time and space to the [player] that he’s defending. It’s a good step. It was great to get him in that video game.”Coming upIt doesn’t get any easier for Buffalo as they have another tough test ahead. After a practice se sion on Sunday, they’ll go up against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Monday.(The Predators are 4-5-1 in their last ten games and are coming off a 3-0 lo s to Arizona on Thursday. They host Chicago on Saturday. They’re tied for first place in the Western Conference with 35 points following Colorado’s time beyond regulation lo s to St. Louis on Friday.)And then Toronto will be waiting for a recreation against the Sabres at KeyBank Center on Tuesday. Tickets for that sport are on sale now.

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