Ryan Miller made a season-high 43 saves in his fourth shutout, Derek Roy and Brad Boyes scored, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night.
What does history tell us about this season's playoff picture? What is behind the Sabres' surprise run? Those are just a few of the things Scott Burnside wonders about this week.
Ales Kotalik scored two goals to help the Sabres win for the 10th time in 14 games by beating the Maple Leafs 5-1 Thursday night.
Chris Drury scored twice, sparking Buffalo's five-goal first period in a 6-4 win over the Islanders -- inching the Sabres to within a victory of clinching the top seed in the East.