Game # 9: Sabres 4, Canadiens 1


'In what may well have been their most complete, start-to-finish, all-around best effort of the season, Buffalo broke the franchise record for most consecutive wins to start a season and edged ever closer to immortality in the NHL record books by using their usual weapons of mass destruction: opportunistic scoring and strong defense, anchored by solid goaltending and fearless shot-blocking.'