Avs Top Sabres 2-1 In Shootout


‘It took five rounds to find the shootout winner, with Ryan Smyth scoring the game winner. Sabres forwards Ales Kotalik and Derek Roy matched goals from Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski to extend the shootout into further rounds. The NHL’s leading scorer Thomas Vanek had an opportunity to win the game but was denied by Colorado goaltender Peter Budaj.’