BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Toronto Maple Leafs rallied for two goals in the third-period and then went 15 rounds in the shootout to earn a 3-2 win and hand the Buffalo Sabres their first loss of the preseason Saturday night.
Jay McClement scored for the Leafs in the shootout, while James Reimer stopped all 15 Buffalo shooters and made 38 saves in regulation.
Jamie Devane scored for Toronto at 9:53 of the third and McClement tied the score with 4:37 to play.
Buffalo went up 1-0 at 10:20 of the second when defenseman Mark Pysyk beat Reimer over his left shoulder.
The Sabres doubled their advantage just over two minutes later when Marcus Foligno finished off a 2-on-1 through Reimer's legs.
The Sabres outshot Toronto in the first period, 17-10, and 41-34 overall. The game included three fights.