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Virtual Game Puck: Sabres’ Tage Thompson 2 G, 1A vs. Ottawa

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In this virtual game puck story, we’re going to award a game puck to Buffalo Sabres center Tage Thompson. He had two goals and an assist in a 6-4 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

With the Sabres up 4-1 in the second period, Thompson scored his first goal of the game. It came at 18:48 in the second period.

Buffalo Sabres player Tage Thompson celebrates his second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates at the players' bench
Tage Thompson celebrates his second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates at the players’ bench (Photo by André Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)

It was his second goal of the season.

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Then, in the third period, Thompson also scored the last goal of the game. He scored at 19:37 on a short-handed, empty-net goal.

Thompson also assisted on Alex Tuch’s first goal of the season. Tuch scored in the second period at 17:08 on the power play. Rasmus Dahlin also assisted on the goal.

It was Thompson’s best performance of the season thus far. He has accounted for three goals so far.

He also had a goal in a loss to the Calgary Flames on October 19th.

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This was Thompson’s first two-goal performance since he had a hat trick and an assist in a win over the Washington Capitals on January 3rd, 2023.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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