Dustin Tokarski stopped 37 shots, including 14 in the third period in the Buffalo Sabres’ 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday at Prudential Center.
Pavel Zacha scored with 1:51 left in overtime to give the Devils the extra two points. Nico Hischier scored early in the third period to tie things up and then New Jersey controlled play for much of the final 20.
Dylan Cozens snapped a 24-game goalless streak dating back to last season for Buffalo’s lone goal.
Nico Daws made his NHL debut in net, turning aside 24 Sabres shots.