BUFFALO, N.Y. – Second effort & # 39; Jeff Skinner extended the biggest band & # 39; Winning the NHL.
Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after receiving the order to bind late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Friday for their eighth straight victory.
It is the longest strip for Buffalo since won 10 matches in a row to start the 2006-07 season. This was also the last season, the Sabers (15-6-2) have amassed 23 wins after a game.
Buffalo did not achieve its 15th victory last season until February and ended up in last place.
The Sabers came from behind to win six times during their run.
"Men do not stop and type & # 39; that belief that you & # 39; re & # 39; back," said Skinner.
Casey MITTELSTADT also scored, and Carter Hutton made 31 saved in the seventh & # 39; his straight victory.
Brendan Gallagher and Andrew Shaw scored for the Canadiens, who have lost three straight. Phillip Danault had two aids, and Antti Niemi stopped 37 shots.
"We lost a big point," said coach & # 39; Canadiens Claude Julien. "We minimize the chances of & # 39; score against making a good team. We were in & # 39; good place until the last few minutes."
Skinner scored two goals on his chances & # 39; rebound near the front of the net. The top line & # 39; & # 39 obtained in on, off-season trade with & # 39; Carolina has 17 purpose, linked & # 39; David PASTRNAK for the championship.
"He has mentality & # 39; dog on bone", said coach & # 39; Sabers Phil Housley. "Any loose puck or recovery, would bring it."
Skinner got the winning goal late in & # 39; & # 39 competition, 4-on-3, which drew penalty & # 39; Max Domi of logging on & # 39; Montreal. Skinner knocked rebound fell while & # 39; between the surface rings after the break & # 39; Niemi on shots by Jack Eichel and Rasmus Ristolainen.
Skinner tied the game with & # 39; 2: 26 left in regulation. The victory & # 39; the shot of & # 39; Zach Bogosian in the right circle, back with Skinner won & # 39; Niemi to slide.
Jake McCabe of & # 39; Buffalo then hit the post with & # 39; & # 39 with a slap shot, 29 seconds left in regulation.
The purpose of & # 39; Shaw in the area & # 39; power led Montreal in the third period & # 39; 8:18 2-1. Danault won a faceoff in the area & # 39; Sabers and Shaw iddeflora the slap & # 39; David Schlemko's past Hutton five seconds after Jason Pominville went to box & # 39; penalty for holding.
The Canadiens had tied the game in the second when Danault stopped Gallagher on 2-on-1 to 11 & # 39; season over protruding from the right circle wrist.
Gallagher had a goal not allowed about five minutes earlier when video replays confirmed that initiated the puck in the net.
After allowing 10 goals in their previous second loss, the Kanadiens were happy with their improvement in defense.
"The positive point is the night that we had great goals", said Danault. "Nemo was very solid and our D was also good."
MITTELSTADT rebound scored by & # 39; 7: 21 remaining & # 39; in the opening period. Conor Sheary who the shot of & # 39; McCabe at the right point and MITTELSTADT reached the right end of the race to sweep right in the hand.
NOTES: Domi had a line & # 39; 12 points of the game. It was the longest by a player & # 39; Canadiens since Pierre Turgeon had a strategy & # 39; 13 game at & # 39; April 1995. … Sabers D Marco SCANDELLA again & # 39; back after one game exceeded b & # 39; injury in the party & # 39; lower body. … Canadiens F Matthew Peca again & # 39; entered the line, and replaced Charles Hudon on the right on the third line. Peca centered fourth & # 39; & # 39 line; Montreal before being cleaned for the loss of & # 39; of & # 39 5-2; Wednesday at & # 39; New Jersey. … D Brett ZPHU made his debut & # 39; Canadiens after being called by minors on Thursday. ZPHU and D Karl Alzner into the line instead of Mike Reilly and Xavier Ouellet.
IN SECURITY & # 39;
Canadiens: The home against the Bruins of & # 39; Boston on Saturday.
Sabers: in Detroit on Saturday
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