10/18 01:29 CDT Hutton notches 2nd straight shutout, Sabres beat Kings 3-0
Hutton notches 2nd straight shutout, Sabres beat Kings 3-0
By DAN GREENSPAN
LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Carter Hutton made 47 saves for his second straight
shutout, Casey Mittelstadt scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Los
Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night.
Conor Sheary also scored for the Sabres, who bounced back from their first
regulation loss of the season at Anaheim on Wednesday.
Jack Campbell made 21 saves for the Kings, who were shut out in the second
straight game and have lost three straight.
Buffalo made it 3-0 at 2:32 of the second period when Mittelstadt scored on the
power play for his first career multi-goal game. He got positioning in front of
Kings defenseman Alec Martinez in the crease and put away a pass from Rasmus
The goal gave Mittelstadt his first three-point game in three NHL seasons.
The Sabres took a 1-0 lead at 2:36 of the first period on Mittelstadt's first
goal of the season, a one-timer in the left circle on a pass from Jimmy Vesey.
Sheary pushed the lead to 2-0 at 5:20 on another one-timer, his coming in the
right circle from Mittelstadt. Sheary had missed the previous four games
because of an upper-body injury.
Hutton, who stopped 25 shots in a 4-0 win against Dallas on Monday, improved to
NOTES: The Sabres won their third straight game against the Kings, something
they had not done since winning three in a row Oct. 23, 2003-Jan. 14, 2006.
Buffalo has also won consecutive games in Los Angeles for the first time since
March 12, 1994, and March 13, 1996. ... Kings forward Tyler Toffoli played in
his 200th consecutive game.
Sabres: Visit the San Jose Sharks on Saturday in the finale of their three-game
Kings: Host the Calgary Flames on Saturday to wrap up their five-game homestand.
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