New Jersey 3, Buffalo 2

Via: AP

‘The Sabres mustered just 13 shots in the first two periods when they fell behind 3-1. The Devils have not lost in regulation when leading after two frames this season. “They get great goaltending, they play their system perfectly, and they work hard,” said Sabres rookie Thomas Vanek, who cut New Jersey’s lead to 3-2 with a late goal in the third period. “It’s tough to come back.”‘