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Rangers vs. Sabres: Zibanejad’s Overtime Winner Gives New York 3-2 Win in Buffalo

The New York Rangers defeated the Buffalo Sabres this evening by a final score of 3-2 in overtime. Buffalo was able to tie up the game with three seconds remaining in regulation before Mika Zibanejad ended the game in overtime.

1st Period

Rasmus Asplund (3) - Jeff Skinner (2) - 2:06

After finally snapping their 18-game losing streak just 24 hours prior, the Sabres opened this game notably quicker than they have in the past. As a result, Buffalo was able to jump out to an early 1-0 just over two minutes after the opening faceoff.