The Buffalo Sabers scored seven goals against the Montreal Canadiens.
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The New York Rangers got past the Los Angeles Kings in a 5-3 win. Kaapo Kako was responsible for his team’s third goal. During the postponed punishment, Kakko was alert Cal Petersen’s dropped in the rebound, which the attacker cleaned from the front of the goal into the net.
Kakko formed the familiar three-way chain from Rangers’ playoffs last spring, where in addition to the 21-year-old Finn Alexis Lafreniere21, and Filip Chytil23. Ketju scored two goals.
The buffalo herd went wild
The Buffalo Sabers set the pace right from the opening minutes as a guest of the Montreal Canadiens. In less than three minutes, four goals had already been scored.
The Sabers scored the first two goals in less than a minute when Rasmus Dahlin and John-Jason Peterka lit the lamps. Alex Tuch added a lead before by Cole Caufield thinning paint.
Finnish defender Henri Jokiharju completed the 5–2 goal in the third period. Tuch went around behind the goal and found the forgotten Jokiharju at the back post with his pass. The goal was his first of the season. The last time he was in the goal statistics was in February of this year.
Nine goals were finally scored in the frenetic match, as the Sabers ended their eight-game losing streak with numbers 7–2. The Sabres’ power men were looming Jeff Skinner (2+3) and Tage Thompson (1+3). Raised from the farm Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen was a porter of buffaloes.