Thompson scores 37th in Sabres’ 5-3 win over Islanders


              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) tries to pull New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) off of left wing Jeff Skinner (53) during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders players fight during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) tackles Buffalo Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (53) to the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) skates on the ice after being named one of the "stars of the game" following the Sabres' 5-3 win against the New York Islanders after an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) tries to pull New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) off of left wing Jeff Skinner (53) during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders players fight during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) tackles Buffalo Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (53) to the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) skates on the ice after being named one of the "stars of the game" following the Sabres' 5-3 win against the New York Islanders after an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New York Islanders left wing Ross Johnston (32) checks Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Fitzgerald (45) during the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres left wing Jeff Skinner (53) celebrates after assisting a goal by right wing Tage Thompson as New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin (30) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) and defenseman Noah Dobson (8) celebrate after Barzal scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin (30) blocks a shot by Buffalo Sabres center Dylan Cozens during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres right wing Tage Thompson (72) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Buffalo Sabres center Vinnie Hinostroza (29), defenseman Henri Jokiharju (10) and left wing Anders Bjork (96) celebrate a goal by Hinostroza during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Saturday, April 23, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
Thompson scores 37th in Sabres’ 5-3 win over Islanders