(Buffalo) Linus Ulmark stopped 31 shots and Buffalo Sabers ended an 18-loss series to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 on Wednesday night.
Defender Rasmus Dahlin was first on the bench when the last siren sounded and he led the lineup for Ulmark as the Sabers finished the longest series in 17 years.
This is the Sabers’ first win since February 23 and they went 0-15-3. This losing streak14E The longest in NHL history and the worst since the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003-04 season.
The Buffalo forces prevented their home defeat to 11 (0-9-2), one of the team records set in the 1990-91 season. The Sabers have not won in their field since January 30th.
Steven Fogarty scored his first NHL career goal and added an assist. Brandon Montoor scored twice as Saber Reinhart, Curtis Lazar and Casey Mittelstad added one goal each for the Sabers.
Ivan Provorov was the only flyer player to beat Ulmark’s alert. Brian Elliott was sent off after conceding four goals in 16 shots.