For the third straight game the Sabres went to overtime, then a shootout, but for the first time this season they fell.  The Rangers scored twice in shootout to beat the Sabres 3-2 in New York.The Sabres got into penalty trouble in the third period and it cost them.  Consecutive penalties to Andre Sekera and five-minutes to Patrick Kaleta gave the Rangers a two-man advantage and they cashed in to tie the game, then take the lead.  Nathan Gerbe tied it again with a shorthanded goal to force the overtime but the Sabres came up short.

With an effective power play the Sabres could have won this game.  They had a two-man advantage for a short time in the in the overtime period and could have ended it right there, but couldn't find the net and it brought their modest three-game winning streak to an end.

The Sabres continue their road trip Tuesday night in Carolina.

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