Buffalo 3, Montreal 1

Via: AP

‘Tim Connolly had a goal and assist and Maxim Afinogenov set up two goals for Buffalo (49-24-6), which tied a franchise record for victories set in 1974-75. Taylor Pyatt also scored and Ryan Miller stopped 27 shots — including 15 in the final period — in helping the playoff-bound Sabres inch closer to securing fourth place in the Eastern Conference.’