Buffalo 2, San Jose 1

Via: AP

'Briere, who has never scored a hat trick in his six-year career, has five points in his last four games, including three goals. “Tonight he was aggressive and really stepped up,'' Biron said. Sabres coach Lindy Ruff concurred. “Danny just knows where to go,'' Ruff said. “It's a gift that offensive players have.'''