It came down to a shootout and Ryan Miller foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for Buffalo over New Jersey Tuesday.
The Sabres were a +140 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Nathan Gerbe, who beat Martin Brodeur in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Buffalo. Buffalo got goals from Jordan Leopold in the victory. Leopold opened the scoring at 16:34 of the first period.
Ryan Miller turned in a 27-save effort for the Sabres.
New Jersey got a goal from Patrik Elias in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Martin Brodeur stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-1, while the Devils were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 28-14.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Canadiens. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.