(Buffalo) Jack Eichel broke the deadlock at 7:31 in the middle period and the Buffalo Sabers won 3-2 over the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
Victor Olofsson relayed in the enclave to Eichel who hit home with a shot on reception, on the power play.
It was a first goal for Eichel this season. In the dungeon was K’Andre Miller, scorer of the Rangers’ second goal.
Dylan Cozens and Tobias Rieder also scored for the Sabers.
They deserved a first win at home this season, on three occasions.
Chris Kreider was the other scorer for the Rangers, who lost a fourth straight game.
Winning goalkeeper Linus Ullmark made 28 saves, seven more than Alexandar Georgiev.
Rasmus Ristolainen of the Sabers competed in a 500e match in the National League. He was an accomplice to Cozens’ goal.