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New York Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres Recap - Sabres Win 5-3

The Sabres beat New York 5-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Dustin Tokarski's 19 saves.

Buffalo was an underdog by +114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.0.

Buffalo got goals from Vinnie Hinostroza, Rasmus Dahlin, Tage Thompson, Casey Mittelstadt, and Jeff Skinner in the victory. Mittelstadt opened the scoring at 12:11 of the first period.

Dustin Tokarski turned in a 19-save effort for the Sabres.

Noah Dobson, Mathew Barzal, and Kieffer Bellows scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Dustin Tokarski.

New York got a 30-stop effort from Ilya Sorokin in the loss.

Buffalo scored 1 times on 6 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Buffalo outshot New York 35-22 in the game.

Buffalo heads into a battle against the Bruins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.