Alex Tuch scored the game-winning goal with 2:44 remaining in regulation to propel the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins at KeyBank Center on Friday night.
The Sabres (9-9-2) trailed 2-0 after 40 minutes. Jeff Skinner buried a pass from Tuch on the power play to put Buffalo on the board, then assisted on Tuch’s winning goal later in the period. Kyle Okposo scored the tying goal with 9:08 remaining as part of a five-shot effort.
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 32 saves for his fifth victory of the season. Victor Olofsson tallied two assists for the second straight game.
The Sabres visit the New Jersey Devils on Saturday to open a stretch of four straight games on the road. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.