BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -Tim Connolly scored at 2:31 of overtime, Adam Mair had a goal and assist, and Ryan Miller made 27 saves to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Friday night.
Thomas Vanek also scored for the Sabres (34-20-9), who won for just the second time in their last 10 games to move a point in front of idle Ottawa for first place in the Northeast Division.
Simon Gagne and Mike Richards scored for the Flyers (33-26-4), who've lost two straight after stringing together five wins in a row. Michael Leighton finished with 32 saves, but lost for the first time in his last seven starts.
In overtime, Leighton was able to stop Buffalo defenseman Toni Lydman's shot from the left circle, but Connolly corralled the rebound in the low slot and lifted the puck up and in for the winner.
DETROIT (AP) - Darren Helm scored twice, and Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist for Detroit.
Tomas Holmstrom and Henrik Zetterberg also scored, and Jimmy Howard made 20 saves. J.P. Dumont and Joel Ward scored for Nashville, and Dan Ellis stopped 27 shots.