Cam Fowler fired the puck with all of his 215 pounds leaning into the slapper.
Unfortunately, the puck was directed at the boards, after Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson iced the game with an empty-net goal to make the final score 3-1.
With four of their first six games at home, the Ducks had a golden opportunity to propel themselves to a fast start in the Pacific Division.
However, each start at Honda Center has been anything but. The Ducks (2-3-1) again were futile out of the locker room and this time the sloppy play never dissipated. The Ducks committed 11 giveaways (the Sabres had only three) and were forced to chase the winless Sabres from behind after Justin...