Sabres use shootout to win second-straight game

Tage Thompson and Arttu Ruotsalainen scored for Buffalo in the shootout to beat the Coyotes, 2-1 on Saturday

The Buffalo Sabres have begun the season with a pair of victories thanks to a 2-1 shootout victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday afternoon at KeyBank Center.

Arizona scored first midway through the opening period. Andrew Ladd scored his first goal of the season after a pass from Ryan Dzingel from below the goal line. Ex-Sabres forward Johan Larsson was credited with an assist along