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With the game tied at three late in the second-period, Kyle Brodziak scored the game-winning goal for the Edmonton Oilers with five seconds remaining in that period. It lifted Edmonton to a 4-3 victory on the road over the Buffalo Sabres.

Leon Draisaitl scored a short-handed goal for the Oilers 1:28 into the game.

Jack Eichel scored a power-play goal for Buffalo 1:14 later in the period. Casey Mittelstadt scored for the Sabres with 6:31 remaining in the first. Eichel scored another goal in the period with 2:36 remaining.

Zack Kassian scored for the Edmonton Oilers with 3:31 remaining in the second-period. Darnell Nurse tied the game for Edmonton at three with 1:14 remaining in the second-period.

Buffalo had several chances late in the game to tie it, but Edmonton goaltender Mikko Koskinen kept answering the call. He finished with 35 saves in the game.

Linus Ullmark made 16 saves for the Sabres. He was pulled after the second-period in favor of Carter Hutton and he finished with seven saves.

The Edmonton Oilers swept the season series against the Buffalo Sabres 2-0. Edmonton’s next game will be at home on Thursday night against the Vancouver Canucks. Buffalo’s next game will be on the road on Thursday against the Chicago Blackhawks.


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