The Sabres made the long trek up to Virginia for a non-conference tilt. Sartell got on the board first on a rush up the ice when Maddux Hagy put the puck in the upper corner, Connor Hacker and Connor Kalthoff assisted on the play. The game remainder 1-0 until late in the third when Connor Kalthoff found the five-hole to put the Sabres up 2-0. Virginia was able to get one back with less than a minute to play for a 2-1 final.
Sabre Scoring –
Maddux Hagy – 1 goal
Connor Kalthoff – 1 goal, 1 assist
Connor Hacker – 1 assist
Jack Hennemann – 1 assist
Cole Bright – 27 saves on 28 shots