PK Subban fed his young teammate Ty Smith perfectly in power play late in the second period, but the New Jersey Devils, despite the goal, finally lost 4-3 in the shootout to the Sabers on Saturday. afternoon in Buffalo.
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For Subban, it was only a second point on his record in eight games since the start of the season. The Devils are now 3-3-2.
Smith, a surprising rookie, had a mixed game. After collecting his second goal of the campaign (and a seventh point!), It was he who was penalized in the third period, which allowed the Sabers to return to the game thanks to a goal from Victor Olofsson. on the power play.
The extension was finally necessary, then it is a goal of Jack Eichel, in shootout, which settled the debate. Sabers goaltender Linus Ullmark, who won ahead of Jesper Bratt, Nikita Gusev and Kyle Palmieri in the shootout, ended the game with 31 saves.
Taylor Hall collected two assists in the Sabers’ win. Finland’s Janne Kuokkanen of the Devils, meanwhile, scored his first career National Hockey League goal in that game.