Derek Stepan sniped 3 goals in leading New York to a 6-3 win over Buffalo on Saturday at HSBC Arena.
New York was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Derek Stepan (3), Brandon Dubinsky (2), and Erik Christensen in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring at 10:53 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 33-save effort for the Rangers.
Jordan Leopold (2) and Derek Roy scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Ryan Miller stopped 22 of 27 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Sabres were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 36-28.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.