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Sabres jump on Avalanche early in 4-1 win

Buffalo led 3-0 after the first period

by Joe Yerdon / Correspondent

Kane snipes one from deep

COL@BUF: Kane roofs one by Varlamov from deep

2/14/16: Evander Kane gets a pass from Sam Reinhart near the blue line and roofs a laser by Semyon Varlamov to add to the Sabres' early lead

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BUFFALO - The Buffalo Sabres used early goals from their rookies and got a bounce-back performance from goalie Robin Lehner to beat the Colorado Avalanche for the first time in almost 11 years.

Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist to lead the Sabres to a 4-1 win against the Avalanche at First Niagara Center on Sunday; their first win against Colorado since Dec. 4, 2005.

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Sabres boosted by Girgensons return vs. Avalanche

Forward will mostly play at center Sunday

by Joe Yerdon / Correspondent

AVALANCHE (29-25-4) at SABRES (22-28-6)

TV: 12:30 p.m. ET; ALT, BELL TV, MSG-B, NHL.TV

BUFFALO - The Buffalo Sabres will have forward Zemgus Girgensons back in the lineup against the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Girgensons missed the past three games with a lower-body injury. Girgensons was playing on a line with Jack Eichel before he sustained his injury, but he'll be back at center against Colorado.

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