Buffalo, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Boyd Gordon recorded the winning score in
the late stages of the third period, and Edmonton clipped Buffalo, 3-2, on
Iiro Pakarinen posted his first career goal and Mark Arcobello also lit the
lamp for the Oilers, who won for the first time on their five-game road trip
and snapped a four-game skid overall.
Viktor Fasth came up with 29 shots for the victory.
Michal Neuvirth stopped a season-high 49 pucks for the Sabres, who became the
first team in the NHL with 10 regulation losses. Matt Moulson and Drew
Stafford tallied for the hosts who dropped their eighth game in the last 10.