The Buffalo Sabres capped off their three-game road trip with a 4-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center on Saturday night. With the victory, the Sabres (28-22-4, 60 points) have moved into the final playoff spot based on point percentage and games in hand.
After the game was knotted at two after two periods of play, Jeff Skinner scored what would be the game-winning goal halfway through the final period. Dylan Cozens, Owen Power, and Alex Tuch also netted goals. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 33-of-35 shots.
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Both teams were unable to convert on their lone power-play opportunities.
The Sabres will head back home to face the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m.