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Johansson's OT goal lifts Sabres past Blue Jackets

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Johansson nets OT winner as Sabres down Blue Jackets

Marcus Johansson scored the game-winning goal in overtime and Jack Eichel added two points, leading the Sabres past the Blue Jackets, 4-3

  • 05:12 •

Marcus Johansson scored at 1:36 of overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 preseason win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at KeyBank Center on Wednesday.

Tage Thompson, Sam Reinhart and Victor Olofsson also scored for Buffalo, and Jack Eichel had two assists. Carter Hutton made 22 saves for the Sabres.

Nathan Gerbe had two goals, and Josh Anderson scored for Columbus. Elvis Merzlikins made 25 saves.

Gerbe scored his second goal of the night to tie it 3-3 with 1:56 remaining in the third period.

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