Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski made a career-high 44 saves – including 20 in the third period – in Buffalo’s 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers on Thursday at KeyBank Center.
Rasmus Asplund scored to open the scoring in his return to the lineup and Tage Thompson tied it up with 3.6 seconds remaining in regulation.
However, the Rangers won it in overtime when Mika Zibanejad finished a 2-on-1 rush with Artemi Panarin with 27.7 seconds left in the extra period. Colin Blackwell and Filip Chytil also scored for New York as they took a 2-1 lead in the third period.
Igor Shesterkin made 21 saves for the Rangers.
Buffalo’s power play went 0-for-1 on the night and the team was 4-for-4 on the penalty kill.