Ott boosts Buffalo over Washington in SO

Updated: December 29, 2013

Buffalo, NY ( – Steve Ott scored the game-winner in the
sixth round of the shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres in a 2-1 win over the
Washington Capitals at First Niagara Center on Sunday.

After the first 10 shooters missed, Ott blasted the puck over the right
shoulder of Philipp Grubauer. Ryan Miller stopped 49 shots in regulation and
overtime and all six in the shootout to earn the win for the Sabres, who have
won four straight at home.

Drew Stafford scored the only goal in regulation for Buffalo.

Troy Brouwer tallied the lone goal for the Capitals, who have lost three of
their last four contests.