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Sabres outlast Penguins in shootout

The Buffalo Sabres outlasted the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, in a shootout on Wednesday night at KeyBank Center.

With the victory, Buffalo has now won three consecutive games for the first time since October and they improved to 7-3 in the month of March.

Alex Tuch scored the game-winner in the shootout. Tage Thompson tallied twice and also added one in the shootout. Zemgus Girgesons netted the other goal for the Sabres.

Craig Anderson stopped 23-of-26 shots and was 2-for-2 in the shootout to earn the victory.

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang found the back of the net for Pittsburgh.

Casey DeSmith made 30 saves in the loss.

Buffalo finished 0-for-3 on the power play and 0-for-2 on the penalty kill.

The Sabres host the Washington Capitals Friday night at 7 p.m.