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Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller defends the net against New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Sabres Tighten Playoff Race With 3-2 Win Over Rangers

Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal in his Sabres debut, and Buffalo made the tight Eastern Conference playoff race a bit more crowded with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.


Rick DiPietro and John Tavares

Tavares’ Hat Trick Lifts Isles Over Sabres

John Tavares scored three goals for his second NHL hat trick, and Rick DiPietro made 40 saves to help the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night and snap a three-game losing streak.