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Early lead propels Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres scored three times in the first period Friday, as they defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 at HSBC Arena.

Buffalo won the game as -175 favorites, and the seven goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).

Ales Kotalik scored twice in leading the Sabres, while Jaroslav Spacek, Clarke MacArthur and Thomas Vanek potted singles in the win.

Ryan Kesler and Steve Bernier scored for the Canucks, while Curtis Sanford made 26 saves in the loss.