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2 SOG
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game recap

Sabres 3, Red Wings 1

Tuesday, 08.16.2011 / 5:17 AM

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -Derek Roy and Thomas Vanek scored 2:21 apart in the third period to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.

Paul Gaustad added an empty-net goal and Ryan Miller stopped 42 shots for Buffalo.

Johan Franzen scored for Detroit and Jimmy Howard made 17 saves.

scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
04:55
DET
Johan Franzen (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Pavel Datsyuk (1), Tomas Holmstrom (1)
1 - 0 DET
3rd Period
09:05
BUF
PPG - Derek Roy (1) Snap shot - ASST: Craig Rivet (1), Jason Pominville (1)
1 - 1 Tie
11:26
BUF
Thomas Vanek (1) Tip-in - ASST: Chris Butler (1)
2 - 1 BUF
penalty summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
NONE
3rd Period
NONE
goalie stats