The Sabres were unable to solve Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Maxime Lagace during a 1-0 loss in their season finale at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday.
Lagace, making his Penguins debut, turned away 23 shots. The Sabres finished with edges in shots (29-23) and shot attempts (44-38).
Michael Houser did his part to keep the game within reach for Buffalo, making 28 saves. Jeff Carter scored the lone goal of the game for Pittsburgh.