SUNRISE, FL. (WIVB) - The Sabres first rallied, then wilted down the stretch in a 5-4 shootout loss at Florida Thursday night.
Buffalo fell behind 2-0 early in the second period before scoring three straight to take a 3-2 lead going into the third. Nathan Gerbe, Andrej Sekera, and Drew Stafford all found the next in the second frame.
Florida tied the game at 3-3 early in the third on Shawn Matthias's goal, but Buffalo would answer when Marcus Foligno tipped in a Jordan Leopold shot on the power play.
The Sabres lead lasted barely two minutes before Jonathan Huberdeau scored the equalizer on a Florida power play.
After a scoreless overtime period, the game went into the fourth round of a shootout, where Mike Santorelli sealed the win for Florida.
Buffalo's one point for the shootout loss leaves them four points behind the New York Rangers for the 8th and final playoff spot with just 14 games to go.
The Sabres return home to host Washington Saturday night at 7pm.
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The woman was able to supply...