The Buffalo Sabres emerged victorious over the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5 to 3, on February 13, 2018.

Final

TBL

Lightning

38-16-3

3

BUF

Sabres

17-30-10

5

Team

TBL

BUF

1

1

1

2

1

2

3

1

2

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

TBL

BUF

Sabres

Nicholas Baptiste (EV) assisted by Zemgus Girgensons

0

1

Lightning

Yanni Gourde (PP) assisted by Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov

1

1

2nd period

TBL

BUF

Sabres

Sam Reinhart (PP) assisted by Ryan O'Reilly and Evan Rodrigues

1

2

Lightning

Vladislav Namestnikov (EV) unassisted

2

2

Sabres

Scott Wilson (EV) assisted by Victor Antipin and Casey Nelson

2

3

3rd period

TBL

BUF

Sabres

Ryan O'Reilly (PP) assisted by Rasmus Ristolainen and Kyle Okposo

2

4

Lightning

Ryan Callahan (EV) assisted by Brayden Point and Mikhail Sergachev

3

4

Sabres

Sam Reinhart (EV-EN) assisted by Ryan O'Reilly

3

5