Series (Game 2 of 2)
Buffalo leads 2-0
(2-3-0, 4 pts)
(4-0-0, 8 pts)
7:00 PM ET, September 24, 2011
First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
L. Adam (Sabres - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1
C. Ehrhoff (Sabres - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 0
M. Grabovski (Maple Leafs - C): Goals: 2, Assists: 0
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Christian Ehrhoff scored his second goal of the preseason, and the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 3-2 preseason victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.
Ehrhoff, Drew Stafford and Luke Adam all scored power-play goals for the Sabres (4-0).
Mikhail Grabovski scored a pair of rebound goals, and Matt Frattin added two assists, but it wasn't enough for Toronto (2-3).
Stafford gave the Sabres a 1-0 lead 6:19 in with his first goal of the preseason. Grabovski tied it at 13:27, but Ehrhoff put Buffalo back in front with a shot from the right point at 12:55 of the second. Ehrhoff leads Buffalo with four points.
Adam beat diving goalie Jonas Gustavsson at 3:13 of the third after cross-ice passes from Thomas Vanek and Brad Boyes. Toronto got within 3-2 on Grabovski's second goal at 12:21.
Buffalo's Jhonas Enroth made 19 saves. Gustavsson stopped 34 shots.