Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - Patrik Elias tied the game late in regulation and scored in the shootout, as the New Jersey Devils snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Buffalo Sabres at Prudential Center.
Brian Flynn's first NHL goal gave the Sabres a 2-0 lead midway through the third period.
New Jersey fought back, however, and pulled even just as goaltender Johan Hedberg went to the bench for an extra skater. Buffalo's Jhonas Enroth kicked out David Clarkson's long shot, but Elias buried the rebound with 1:06 remaining.
Enroth, making his first start since Feb. 5, was injured on the tying goal.
Ryan Miller took over between the pipes and Clarkson beat him with a backhander to begin the second round of the shootout. After Buffalo captain Jason Pominville missed the net, Elias sealed it with a great deke to the forehand.