Petr Sykora was the difference, potting a pair for New Jersey on Wednesday as the Devils skated off with a 3-1 victory over the Sabres at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New Jersey got goals from Petr Sykora (2) and Zach Parise in the victory. Sykora opened the scoring at 9:52 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur stopped 22 of 23 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got a goal from Thomas Vanek in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Buffalo got a 20-stop effort from Ryan Miller in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-2, while the Sabres were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Penguins. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.