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game recap

Blue Jackets 4, Sabres 1

Sunday, 09.25.2011 / 8:44 PM

Associated Press

COLUMBUS (AP) - Dane Byers had a goal and two assists to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1 preseason victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.

Grant Clitsome added a goal and an assist, and Jeff Carter and Ryan Johansen also scored for Columbus (3-1-1). Steve Mason made 19 saves.

Tyler Myers had the lone Sabres goal, and Ryan Miller stopped 23 shots for Buffalo (4-1-0).

Carter opened the scoring midway through the first period, slotting home a rebound with the Blue Jackets on a two-man advantage.

Clitsome made it 2-0 late in the period on a long snap shot.

Myers put Buffalo on the board in the third period with a close-range backhander on the power play.

scoring summary
1st Period
10:05
CBJ
PPG - Jeff Carter (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Alexandre Giroux (1), Grant Clitsome (1)
1 - 0 CBJ
18:58
CBJ
Grant Clitsome (1) Snap shot - ASST: Derek Dorsett (1), Dane Byers (1)
2 - 0 CBJ
2nd Period
07:35
CBJ
Ryan Johansen (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Cody Goloubef (1), Dane Byers (2)
3 - 0 CBJ
10:26
CBJ
Dane Byers (1) Wrist shot - ASST: David Savard (1), RJ Umberger (1)
4 - 0 CBJ
3rd Period
10:38
BUF
PPG - Tyler Myers (1) Backhand shot - ASST: Jason Pominville (1), Marc-Andre Gragnani (1)
4 - 1 CBJ
penalty summary
1st Period
00:25
CBJ
Ryan Johansen  Boarding  - 2 min against  Michael Ryan
09:22
BUF
Mike Weber  Boarding  - 2 min against  Dane Byers
09:41
BUF
Colin Stuart  Tripping  - 2 min against  Grant Clitsome
19:40
BUF
Marcus Foligno  Tripping  - 2 min against  Radek Martinek
2nd Period
15:22
CBJ
Jeff Carter  Hooking  - 2 min against  Corey Tropp
18:11
CBJ
Cody Goloubef  Holding  - 2 min against  Corey Tropp
3rd Period
09:34
CBJ
Radek Martinek  Hi stick - double minor  - 4 min against  Michael Ryan
13:45
BUF
Corey Tropp  Hooking  - 2 min against  Ryan Johansen
17:22
CBJ
Ryan Johansen  Hooking  - 2 min against  Jason Pominville
19:03
BUF
Drew Stafford  Interference  - 2 min against  John Moore
goalie stats
Ryan Miller
SA: 27TOI: 60:00
GA: 4SV%: .852
Steve Mason
SA: 20TOI: 59:53
GA: 1SV%: .950