Found January 27, 2013 on Queen City Sports:
With a chance to get back into the win column after back to back losses to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Buffalo Sabres came up short in the Verizon Center falling 3-2 to the Washington Capitals.  The loss, the Sabres third in a row, drops Buffalo to 2-3-0-0 on the season.  The win was the first this year for Washington who had dropped their first four contests for their worst start in 20 years. Despite entering the contest short-handed, with winger Thomas Vanek sitting out with a muscle strain, Buffalo would strike first on a goal by Tyler Ennis off a nice feed from Steve Ott.  That goal was the first of the season for the Sabres that Thomas Vanek was not on the ice for.  Marcus Foligno added a late marker in the third for his first goal of the year. John Erskine’s 2nd period tally put the Capitals on top for good. (Getty Images) Part of Washington’s struggles out of the gate this season have been getting their big guns going, specifically dynamic winger Alex Ovechkin who had been h...
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