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Lowly Sabres edge Lightning, 2-1

11:43 PM, Feb 26, 2013   |    comments
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Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Tyler Myers scored the game-winner less than a minute into the third period to help Buffalo Sabres interim head coach Ron Rolston earn his first NHL victory with a 2-1 decision over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Rolston, who replaced long-time Buffalo bench boss Lindy Ruff, had led the Sabres to back-to-back losses, but got 30 saves from Ryan Miller on Tuesday, as Buffalo snapped a four-game skid.

Cody Hodgson added a goal and an assist, while Thomas Vanek finished with a pair of helpers in the victory.

Steven Stamkos extended his goal-streak to six games with his 14th tally of the season, but it wasn't enough, as Mathieu Garon gave up two goals on 21 shots in Tampa Bay's second consecutive setback.

 

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