Found September 15, 2013 on Queen City Sports:
© Dan Hickling Just four days after the team opened up training camp, the Buffalo Sabres found themselves on the ice Sunday night in Montreal for their preseason opener against the Canadiens. In a back-and-forth affair that saw the teams trade goals throughout it came down to a shootout to determine who would be the victor in both squads’ preseason opener. Mikhail Grigorenko, Buffalo’s first, first-round pick in the 2012 NHL draft, scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Sabres the 5-4 victory. Buffalo’s second first-round pick in that draft, Zemgus Girgensons, made a good first impression on head coach Ron Rolston. In his first official taste of NHL action, Girgensons found the back of the net twice for Buffalo: his first coming just 58 seconds into the second period, and his second coming late in the frame. Newly acquired defensemen Jamie McBain, who Buffalo added in the trade that sent Andrej Sekera to Carolina, also scored for the Sabres in the second period. Jhonas Enr...
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