Ottawa 5, Buffalo 2

Via: AP

‘It wasn’t easy, considering the top-seeded Sabres rallied from a 2-0 deficit on goals by Maxim Afinogenov and Toni Lydman. Buffalo however wilted, allowing three goals — including McAmmond’s empty-netter — in the final 12 minutes. It was the Sabres’ most lopsided loss since a 4-0 defeat to Carolina in Game 4 of last year’s conference finals.’