Sabres rally late to beat Canucks 4-3 in shootout

The Record (Troy, NY) - - SPORTS - By Jonah Bron­stein As­so­ci­ated Press

BUF­FALO, N.Y. (AP) >> Jeff Skin­ner and Sam Rein­hart ral­lied Buf­falo with goals late in the third pe­riod, Jack Eichel and Casey Mit­tel­stadt scored in the shootout and the Sabres beat the Van­cou­ver Canucks 4-3 on Satur­day.

With goalie Carter Hut­ton pulled for an ex­tra at­tacker, Skin­ner got Buf­falo within 3-2 with 2:27 left in the third, and Rein­hart tied it 40 sec­onds later. Nathan Beaulieu also scored, and Ras­mus Ris­to­lainen and Ras­mus Dahlin each had two as­sists in the Sabres’ sec­ond straight over­time win.

Carter Hut­ton made 36 saves and stopped two shots in the shootout, in­clud­ing a fi­nal de­nial mo­ments af­ter Mit­tel­stadt’s goa­head score.

Loui Eriks­son had a goal and an as­sist for the Canucks, who are

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