After five periods, Sabres solve Irbe in 3-1 win

Via: Buffalo Hockey Report

'With the victory, the Sabres pull within to four points of fourth-seeded Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference playoff race, and they remain four points ahead of now sixth-place Toronto in the race. Coupled with Colorado's 4-2 win over the Bruins, the Sabres now are just three points away from clinching their fifth consecutive playoff berth…'.