It came down to a shootout and Jhonas Enroth foiled the opposition in a 5-4 victory for Buffalo over New Jersey Wednesday.
Buffalo was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Derek Roy, who beat Johan Hedberg in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Buffalo got goals from Derek Roy, Jason Pominville, Tyler Myers, and Tyler Ennis in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring at 5:22 of the second period.
Jhonas Enroth stopped 28 of 32 New Jersey shots in the victory.
New Jersey got goals from Jason Arnott (2), Jamie Langenbrunner, and David Clarkson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Johan Hedberg stopped 38 of 42 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Buffalo outshot New Jersey 42-32 in the game.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Rangers. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.