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Olofsson helps Sabres defeat Maple Leafs

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Recap: TOR 3, BUF 5

Olofsson’s two goals lead Sabres past Leafs, 5-3

Victor Olofsson scored two goals, including the go-ahead marker late in the 3rd, in a 5-3 Sabres win against the Maple Leafs

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Victor Olofsson scored twice, including the game-winning goal with 2:36 remaining in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 in a preseason game at KeyBank Center on Saturday.

Olofsson broke the tie from the top of the crease off a pass from Sam Reinhart. Olofsson gave the Sabres a 2-1 lead on the power play with a one-timer from the right face-off circle at 7:50 of the second period.

Reinhart had a goal and two assists, and Jimmy Vesey and C.J. Smith (empty net) scored for Buffalo.

John Tavares, Pierre Engvall and Trevor Moore (shorthanded) scored, and Kasperi Kapanen had two assists for Toronto.

Carter Hutton made 30 saves for the Sabres. Michal Neuvirth made 20 saves on 22 shots through two periods, and Michael Hutchinson made seven saves for the Maple Leafs.

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