Okposo scores, Comrie gets shutout as Sabres beat Islanders


The sabers won for the second straight night and improved their playoff hopes by defeating the islanders two zero. Neither team scored until Kyle aposto beat semyon varlamov with 6 and a half minutes remaining. The former islander took advantage of a bad clear by Scott Mayfield. Jeff skinner added an empty netter and Eric comrie stopped 27 shots in his second career shutout. The islanders had one 11 straight at home against the Sabres before failing to move closer to nailing down a playoff birth. Varlamov had 33 saves in New York's second straight loss. I'm Dave ferry.

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