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Highlight Recap: Columbus Blue Jackets at Buffalo Sabres

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Here’s what happened.

Columbus Blue Jackets v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images

First Period

Columbus struggled with a flat performance in the first period and paid for it as Benoit Pouliot took advantage of a Scott Harrington turnover to give the Buffalo Sabres a 1-0 lead over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Josh Anderson may have injured his hand blocking a shot, but stayed in the game.

Second Period

Alex Wennberg blocked a shot and was gingerly skating for several shifts afterward, but did not leave the bench. Meanwhile, on offense:

Third Period

Kyle Okposo scored on a fortunate bounce. Artemi Panarin cut the deficit to 2-1.

Columbus was unable to find the equalizer as Eichel nailed an empty netter as time expired.

Final

Buffalo Sabres 3 Columbus Blue Jackets 1