Sabres knock off Lightning

Tyler Myers, Jochen Hecht and Clarke MacArthur scored in the first 2:11 of the game and the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.

The Sabres won as -200 home favorites, while the final score played OVER the posted total of 5.5.

Drew Stafford and Jason Pominville also scored to help Buffalo win its fifth straight game.

Martin St. Louis, Victor Hedman and Vincent Lecavalier scored for Tampa Bay.