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Sabres blow two-goal lead, fall to Red Wings in overtime

The Buffalo Sabres picked up a point as they battled against a strong rally from the Detroit Red Wings in a 4-3 overtime loss on Saturday at KeyBank Center.

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Moritz Seider scored the game-winning goal with 2:15 remaining in overtime. Tyler Bertuzzi scored twice late in the third period to erase a 3-1 Sabres lead and tie things up. Bertuzzi also assisted on Seider’s goal.

For Buffalo, Tage Thompson, Rasmus Dahlin and Arttu Ruotsalainen scored. Dustin Tokarski turned aside 29 of the 33 shots he faced.

Rasmus Asplund recorded two assists to extend his career-best point streak to six games (3+5). There are currently only five NHL players that have longer active point streaks.

Pius Suter also scored for Detroit. Alex Nedeljkovic made 29 saves.

Buffalo’s power play finished 1-for-2 and the team was 2-for-2 on the penalty kill.

The Sabres are 0-3-1 over their last four games.

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