Detroit has had a tough November losing 8 out of the 12 games played this month. They had an especially tough stretch losing 6 games in overtime in a row, but they found a win over Buffalo, 3-1. Buffalo continues to struggle and have yet to find a line combination that works best for them.

Buffalo started out strong again and was able to get the first goal of the evening. However, for now the third straight game of scoring first, they have been held to that one goal. Cody Hodgson was able to get his 8th of the season for Buffalo with a nice, patient, goal.

Detroit would score a mere 30 seconds into the second period to tie up the game. Darren Helm would get his 5th of the season on a nice backhanded goal. Buffalo would get a chance to go back into the lead when Steve Ott was awarded a penalty shot after he was hooked while on a breakaway.

The third period would be all Detroit with a power play goal by Johan Franzen halfway through the period and to top it off, an empty net goal scored by Daniel Alfredsson with less than a minute left.

Buffalo was again out shot and outworked throughout most of the game. If they continue to play this way, they will continue to be the worst team in the NHL.

Buffalo’s next game is against Montreal on home ice Wednesday and Detroit heads back home to take on Boston, also on Wednesday night.

Sara's love of hockey came at a young age when she watched the Buffalo Sabres practice in the same rink her brother would always play in. While never actually playing the game herself, she always knew she wanted to work with the sport one day. Sara attended SUNY Oswego for a Communications Degree, where she attended almost every hockey game during her years there. She then moved on to take online classes from Southern New Hampshire to gain a degree in Sport Management and move one step closer to working in the hockey scene. The Sabres will always be her #1 team with the Oswego State Lakers being a close 2nd. One day she hopes to work directly with one of those teams, but until then she will continue to cheer them on and write stories about them.


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