'Daniel Briere scored for the Sabres early. But Pavel Datsyuk and Kirk Maltby responded later in the first period, and the Wings broke open the game in the third. Datsyuk scored again. Kris Draper followed. Hudler got his first NHL goal. It was 5-1. Buffalo's Jochen Hecht scored after that, but Mathieu Schneider and Boyd Devereaux tacked on two more for the Wings, who are 6-1-1 in their past eight games.'
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