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Sabres edge Senators 3-2 after shootout

Sabres edge Senators 3-2 after shootout

Derek Roy scored on Buffalo's sixth shootout attempt to give the Sabres a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Saturday's NHL action.
Both teams converted their first two attempts but had failed to net thereafter, until Roy snapped a shot past Craig Anderson. Thomas Vanek and Brad Boyes also scored in the shootout for Buffalo, which went beyond regulation for the first time in 13 games.
Derek Roy and Jordan Leopold scored 2:16 apart midway through the second period for the Sabres.
Milan Michalek and Erik Condra scored for Ottawa, which has lost three in a row.
Bruins 7, Maple Leafs 0
In Toronto, Tyler Seguin scored his first-career hat trick as Boston smashed Toronto.
Milan Lucic added two goals and an assist for Boston, while David Krejci had a goal and two assists. Shawn Thornton also scored while Tim Thomas made 24 saves for his first shutout of the season, as the defending Stanley Cup champions showed their class after a sluggish start to the season.
Islanders 5, Capitals 3
In Uniondale, New York, P.A. Parenteau's goal with 1:46 remaining put New York ahead for good in the win over Washington.
The Islanders had scored only 18 goals in their first 10 games this season, but the offense clicked Saturday, as Frans Nielsen, Brian Rolston, Matt Martin and John Tavares also scored for New York, which snapped a six-game losing streak. Tavares made it 5-3 with an empty-net goal.
Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Brooks Laich had goals for the Capitals.
Rangers 5, Canadiens 3
In New York, the hosts scored three times in the first period and overcame a 1-for-9 record on the power play to beat Montreal.
Erik Christensen, defensemen Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto also scored in the opening period when the Rangers had a 16-3 shot advantage.
New York has won three in a row, all at home.
Max Pacioretty and Andrei Kostitsyn scored in the second, and Brian Gionta added a goal late in the third for Montreal, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.
Flyers 5, Ducks 0
In Detroit, Nicklas Lidstrom had two goals and an assist for Detroit, which snapped a six-game losing streak by downing Anaheim.
The Red Wings also broke out of a scoring slump after they netted only six goals during their slide.
Johan Franzen had a goal and two assists, Niklas Kronwall and Henrik Zetterberg also scored for the Detroit, while Jimmy Howard made 22 saves for the shutout.
Devils 3, Jets 2, OT
In Newark, Adam Henrique scored his second goal of the game 1:28 into overtime to give New Jersey victory over Winnipeg.
Patrik Elias also scored for the Devils and goalie Martin Brodeur made 21 saves in his first win of the season. The NHL's career wins leader returned Wednesday after missing six games with a bruised shoulder, but was much sharper in this one.
Mark Flood scored in the third period for Winnipeg, his first NHL goal, and assisted on Jim Slater's goal that tied the game with 3 minutes remaining in regulation.
Flyers 9, Blue Jackets 2
In Philadelphia, the hosts piled on five goals in the first period and went on to hammer hapless Columbus.
Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr, James van Riemsdyk, Max Talbot and Jakub Voracek all netted in the big opening period.
Sean Couturier scored twice for the Flyers, whole led 8-0 after two periods, as Wayne Simmonds and Matt Carle scored just 20 seconds apart.