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Sabres wrap up preseason with win

Evander Kane, Sam Reinhart score in victory against Senators @NHL

Evander Kane and Sam Reinhart each had two points to help the Buffalo Sabres defeat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 in each team's preseason finale at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday.

Reinhart gave the Sabres a 1-0 lead at 10:41 of the first period and Kane made it 4-1 at 8:18 of the third, with Reinhart getting the assist.

Center Jack Eichel had an assist and was plus-2 in 18:31 of ice time and forward Derek Grant scored a shorthanded goal to give the Sabres a 3-0 lead at 7:22 of the second period.

Goalie Robin Lehner made 30 saves for Buffalo.

Forwards Kyle Turris and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored, and goalie Craig Anderson allowed four goals on 25 shots for Ottawa.

The Senators open the season against the Toronto Maple Leafs at home Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, SN). The Sabres open against the Montreal Canadiens at KeyBank Center on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; SN360, MSG-B, RDS).

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