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Lehner, Legwand lift Sabres past Blue Jackets

Goalie makes 38 saves; forward scores long-distance goal

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

Lehner's save on Atkinson

BUF@CBJ: Lehner shuts down Atkinson from the side

2/19/16: Robin Lehner swallows up a Cam Atkinson wrist shot on the power play from in front

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COLUMBUS -- Robin Lehner made 38 saves for his third NHL shutout, and the Buffalo Sabres extended their point streak to four games with a 4-0 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Friday.

David Legwand scored a 149-foot, shorthanded goal to give the Sabres a 2-0 first-period lead.

He was at the top of his defensive right circle when he flipped the puck down ice. It bounced about 2 feet in front of goalie Joonas Korpisalo and skipped past him at 18:38.

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Legwand scores long-distance goal for Sabres

Shoots shorthanded from other end of rink against Blue Jackets @NHLdotcom

Legwand's goal from distance

BUF@CBJ: Legwand scores from in his own zone

2/19/16: David Legwand takes a shorthanded shot from his own zone that goes the length of the ice and gets past Joonas Korpisalo's glove

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Buffalo Sabres forward David Legwand scored a goal from a defensive-zone faceoff circle against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Friday.

With the Sabres shorthanded, Legwand was at the top of the right-wing circle in his own zone and cleared the puck. It traveled about 150 feet to the other end of the ice, where it bounced past the left-hand glove of Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo for an unassisted goal at 18:38.

It was Legwand's fifth goal of the season.

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Sabres' Kane eager for return against Blue Jackets

Buffalo left wing to face Columbus after one-game suspension

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

SABRES (23-28-7) at BLUE JACKETS (23-28-7)

TV: 7 p.m. ET, MSG-B, BELL TV, FS-O, NHL.TV 

COLUMBUS - Evander Kane is ready to move on from his one-game suspension imposed by the Buffalo Sabres and continue his recent goal-scoring prowess. 

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