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Olofsson scores first NHL goal as Sabres fall to Islanders 5-1

Sabres are 31-37-10 overall
Posted: 10:22 PM, Mar 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-31 17:34:47Z
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK - MARCH 30: Victor Olofsson #41 of the Buffalo Sabres (3rd from left) celebrates is first NHL goal against Robin Lehner #40 of the New York Islanders at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on March 30, 2019 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Sabres 5-1 to qualify for the playoffs. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The bright spot in Saturday's game against the New York Islanders? Victor Olofsson scored his first NHL goal.

The rest of the game? Not pretty.

The Sabres fell to the the Islanders 5-1 for their seventh straight loss. That brings their March record to 2-11-2 and are now sitting at 31-37-10 overall on the season.

Jack Eichel picked up an assist on Olofsson's goal while goaltender Carter Hutton stopped 33 of 38 shots.

The Sabres are back in action Sunday when they host Columbus at 6 p.m. They then return to KeyBank Center on Tuesday and Thursday for their final home games of the season.