GameNight: Sabres Lead Penguins 2-1 in 1st

November 14, 2017

The Sabres struck first on Tuesday, on Evander Kane's 10th goal of the season. Kane finished off a 2-on-1 break with Jack Eichel just 3:45 into the game. Sam Reinhart added to the lead, making it 2-0 with a power play goal later in the period. Reinhart, parked in front of the Pittsburgh net, put Marco Scandella's rebound home at 16:53. 

Patric Hornqvist cut the lead in half in the waning seconds of the 1st, banking a shot from behind the goal line off Ryan O'Reilly and into the net.



Scoring Summary

1st Period

BUF: 3:45 - Evander Kane (10) (Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart)

BUF: 16:53 - Sam Reinhart (3) (PPG) (Marco Scandella, Kyle Okposo)

PIT: 19:41 - Patric Hornqvist (6) (Riley Sheahan)


Penalty Summary

1st Period

BUF: 5:55 - Kyle Okposo (2 min., slashing)

PIT: 14:19 - Ian Cole (2 min., roughing)

BUF: 14:19 - Evander Kane (2 min., roughing)

BUF: 14:19 - Jack Eichel (2 min., roughing)

PIT: 15:58 - Evgeni Malkin (2 min., tripping)