Sabres shut out Red Wings, pick up first victory at home

Buffalo records 1-0 win over Detroit.

Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) makes a glove save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Sabres have snapped their winless streak at home, beating Detroit 1-0 on Tuesday evening.

After a scoreless first period, the Sabres struck for their only goal on the night when Benoit Pouliot wrapped around the net for his second of the season.

Victor Antipin and Taylor Fedun also recorded assists on the score, it was Antipin’s first career NHL point.

Robin Leher was impressive in net for Buffalo, facing 32 shots in the shut out, it is the sixth of his career

Buffalo is back on the ice Wednesday night, they visit the Columbus Blue Jackets. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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