GAMEDAY - Sabres blitz Devils for 5 goals in the first period

December 02, 2019 - 8:16 pm

The last time these two teams met in Buffalo, the Sabres blew the doors off of the New Jersey Devils.

Monday night has been more of the same, as the Sabres have a 5-0 lead on the Devils after the first period.

Jack Eichel opened the scoring to extend his point streak to ten games in a row, Conor Sheary has two goals in the period, while rookie Rasmus Asplund scored his first career goal and Johan Larsson notched three assists in Buffalo's offensive explosion.

Game Summary:


Goal Summary:

First Period:

BUF: 2:46 - Jack Eichel (17) (Rasmus Ristolainen); 4:59 - Jeff Skinner (11) (Johan Larsson); 6:57 - Conor Sheary (4) (Jeff Skinner, Johan Larsson); 16:41 - Conor Sheary (5) (Johan Larsson, Jake McCabe); 19:02 - Rasmus Asplund (1) (Casey Mittlestadt)
NJ: NONE

Penalty Summary:

First Period:

BUF: 12:02 - Zemgus Girgensons - Slashing, 2 min.
NJ: 0:44 - Blake Coleman - Tripping, 2 min.


Shots on Goal:

BUF: 15 shots (15)
NJ: 6 shots (6)


Power Plays:

BUF: 1-for-1 (100%)
NJ: 0-for-1 (0%)


Goalies:

BUF: Linus Ullmark - 6 saves on 6 shots
NJ: Louis Domingue - 10 saves on 15 shots

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