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Sabres defeat Sharks, 4-3

The Sabres are heading back to Buffalo with another winning streak.

Zemgus Girgensons capped a wild third period Saturday night with a goal at 12:15 and the Sabres held on to beat the San Jose Sharks, 4-3, inside SAP Center. Buffalo (7-1-1) won its final two games on the West Coast road trip and is again tied for first place in the National Hockey League with 15 points.

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Zemgus Girgensons scored the winning goal with 7:45 remaining in a back-and-forth third period as the Sabres earned a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks to conclude their California road trip on Saturday at SAP Center.

Marcus Johansson (1+1) and Henri Jokiharju (0+2) tallied two points each. Casey Mittelstadt  and Jeff Skinner also scored goals.

Linus Ullmark made 29 saves for the Sabres, who outshot the Sharks, 35-32.

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