Sabres down Red Wings in shootout

Buffalo, NY ( – Zemgus Girgensons scored the winner in the
shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres in a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on

In the third round, Girgensons deked back to the forehand and lifted the puck
into the left corner of the net. Michal Neuvirth preserved the win by not
biting on Henrik Zetterberg’s fake and making the stop.

Brian Flynn and Chris Stewart scored in regulation for the Sabres, who snapped
a three-game losing streak. Neuvirth stopped 36 shots in the win.

Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Tomas Tatar also lit the lamp for
the Red Wings, who had a two-game winning streak stopped. Jimmy Howard
finished the contest with 19 stops.