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Mikael Samuelsson's late goal lifts Wings over Sabres 3-1

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DETROIT - Mikael Samuelsson scored the go-ahead goal with 2:34 remaining in the third and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Saturday night.

Samuelsson also added an assist, Jiri Hudler had a goal and an assist and Marian Hossa also scored for Detroit, which won its sixth straight. Ty Conklin made 21 saves.

Derek Roy scored for Buffalo, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. Ryan Miller stopped 45 shots.

Samuelsson flipped a backhander past Miller from the slot for his 10th goal after taking a pass from Hudler. Hossa got his 20th goal just 59 seconds later.

Hudler tied the game at one with three minutes left in the second period, beating Miller with a one-time slap shot from the top of the left circle.

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