Three-goal second period too much for Sabres to overcome

Buffalo surrenders seven goals to Columbus in a 7-4 loss on home ice

Three quick goals early in the second period was too much for the Buffalo Sabres to overcome in a 7-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night at KeyBank Center.

Tage Thompson's seventh goal of the season came off of a turnover created by the Sabres in the offensive zone nearly four minutes into the game. Henri Jokiharju kept the puck in at the point and fed it to Victor Olofsson, as both players received assists on the goal that made the score 1-0.