Marian Gaborik had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets kept the Buffalo Sabres winless with a 4-1 victory on Thursday.
The NHL and the players' union opened negotiations on a new labor deal Friday by meeting for about 21/2 hours.
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Rangers 5, Sabres 1
Petr Prucha and Brandon Dubinsky each had a goal and an assist to lift the Rangers to a 2-1 victory that stretched the Sabres' losing streak to 10 games.