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Buffalo vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 2-1

The Rangers beat Buffalo 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Henrik Lundqvist's 23 saves.

New York won as a -310 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

New York got goals from Rick Nash and Benoit Pouliot in the victory. Pouliot opened the scoring at 19:29 of the second period.

Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 23-save effort for the Rangers.

Buffalo got a goal from Drew Stafford in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Matt Hackett stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New York went 0-for-4, while the Sabres were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Buffalo 30-24 in the game.

Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Boston.