Ullmark made 33 saves in a 3-2 shootout win over Washington on Monday. Ullmark was working on a shutout through 40 minutes until goals by Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Dmitry Orlov in the game's final 17 minutes forced overtime. The Sabres bounced back to win in the shootout, delivering Ullmark -- out since late January with a leg injury -- his first victory since Jan. 16. He improved to 17-14-3 with a 2.69 GAA and .915 save percentage.
Ullmark will get the starting nod at home versus Washington on Monday. Ullmark will be between the pipes for the first time since Jan 28 versus Ottawa as a result of a leg injury. Now fully fit, the 26-year-old figures to split time with Carter Hutton down the stretch. Ullmark needs just four more victories to reach the 20-win mark for the first time in his NHL career.
Ullmark (leg) will serve as Carter Hutton's backup for Saturday's game versus Philadelphia, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports. Ullmark has been sidelined for over a month with a leg injury, but now that he's healthy, he'll return to his role splitting the load in goal with Hutton for the remainder of the season. The 26-year-old Swede has compiled a 16-14-3 record while posting a 2.72 GAA and .914 save percentage in 33 games this campaign.
Ullmark (leg) may be ready to be the backup by Saturday's game against Philadelphia, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports. Ullmark has missed the Sabres' last 16 games due to a leg injury, but he finally returned to practice Monday, which was the first sign that he was likely closing in on a return to the lineup. Once healthy, the 26-year-old Swede will likely enter a timeshare with Carter Hutton for the remainder of the campaign.
Ullmark (leg) was on the ice for Monday's practice. Ullmark has missed the last 15 games after sustaining a leg injury Jan. 28. It's unclear when he'll be activated from injured reserve, but his presence at practice is certainly an encouraging sign. The 26-year-old owns a 2.72 GAA and .914 save percentage in 33 appearances this season.
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