Dustin Tokarski made 33 saves and gave the Buffalo Sabres a chance in their 5-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena on Thursday.
Tokarski stopped 28 of 30 shots in the first two periods alone. Buffalo entered the third period tied, but Seattle pounced and scored three goals in the third.
Tage Thompson and Kyle Okposo scored for Buffalo as they close out their West Coast road trip with a 1-3-0 record.
Jordan Eberle recorded a hat trick for the Kraken and Morgan Geekie also scored. Jaden Schwartz added an empty netter to go with a pair of assists. Philipp Grubauer stopped 19 Sabres shots.
Buffalo’s power play went 1-for-3 and the penalty kill finished 4-for-4.