Olofsson, Thompson each score twice, Sabres beat Flyers 5-3

Victor Olofsson and Tage Thompson each scored twice and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 on Sunday to sweep a weekend home-and-home series between the non-playoff teams.

The Sabres won 4-3 on Saturday night in Buffalo.

Anders Bjork had his first goal since Dec. 14, and Dustin Tokorski made 32 saves to help Buffalo sweep a season series over the Flyers for the first time since 1990-91.

Kevin Hayes, Noah Cates and Zack MacEwen scored for Philadelphia, and Felix Sandstrom made 35 saves. The Flyers have dropped five straight and nine of 11, as well as five in a row at home.

The Sabres outscored the Flyers 14-9 in the season series.


Flyers: RW Cam Atkinson missed a third straight game with a lower-body injury. His status for the Flyers' upcoming trip is uncertain. ... Flyers G Carter Hart missed a third straight game after suffering a lower-body injury last Tuesday in Washington again and is considered unlikely to play for the remainder of the season.


Sabres: At New Jersey on Thursday night.

Flyers: At Toronto on Tuesday night.