Quick hits

Via: Sabres.com

‘Paul Gaustad recorded a Gordie Howe Hat Trick in the win; registering a goal, assist and a fight in the contest. Gaustad earned an assist 37 seconds into the game on Jochen Hecht’s goal, net Buffalo’s fifth score of the night midway through the third period and earned two fighting majors- taking on both Jamal Mayers and Pavel Kubina.’