The Pittsburgh Penguins easily handled the Buffalo Sabres for about 50 minutes. And then the Penguins nearly let a win escape their grasp, with a few turnovers and conservative play. Ultimately, goalie Tristan Jarry had to make a few big saves in the final minutes, and the Penguins survived the Buffalo Sabres push for a 3-2 win on Saturday at Key Bank Arena.
Buffalo really pushed, and the Penguins really hung for the win.
There were a handful of standout performances and a few players whose good stats didn’t necessarily match. The Penguins vaulted themselves into second place in the MassMutual East Division.