BUFFALO, N.Y (AP) — Victor Olofsson scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 2:55 left in the game, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New York Islanders 6-3 on Tuesday night for their second consecutive win.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired forward Sam Lafferty in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday in exchange for forward Alex Nylander.
Lafferty is slated to join the slumping Blackhawks in Arizona.
New York Rangers (17-5-3, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Buffalo Sabres (8-14-3, sixth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sabres +148, Rangers -180; over/under is 6
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Teuvo Teravainen scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes rode an early burst of offense to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
Martin Necas, Ian Cole, Vincent Trocheck and Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Hurricanes, who snapped a season-worst three-game losing streak for only their second win in the last seven games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres locked up two youngsters considered integral to their rebuilding plans by re-signing center Casey Mittelstadt and defenseman Henri Jokiharju on Thursday to three-year contracts each worth $7.5 million.