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Sabres pick up much-needed win, top Penguins in overtime

Sabres are now 30-26-8 overall
Posted: 11:12 PM, Mar 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-02 04:12:29Z

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Conor Sheary scored twice against his former team including the game-winner as the Buffalo Sabres topped the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime.

Sheary wasn't the only one who shined on the stat sheet Friday night. Playing in his first ever game at KeyBank Center, defenseman Brandon Montour picked up his first assist on Sheary's first goal and then scored the game-tying goal late in the third period, his first as a Sabre. Jack Eichel also scored in the win.

The Sabres are now 30-26-8 on the season and are 11th in the Eastern Conference standings and seven points out of a wildcard spot. They travel to Toronto on Saturday night for a 7 p.m. matchup.