Greene's penalty shot in OT lifts Devils past Sabres 2-1
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Andy Greene scored on a penalty shot 29 seconds into overtime, giving the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
Greene earned the penalty shot when he was held from behind by Buffalo's Evander Kane on a breakaway up the left side.
Yohann Auvitu scored his first NHL goal and Keith Kinkaid made 25 saves to help the Devils win their third straight.
Matt Moulson scored for Buffalo and Anders Nilsson made a season-high 41 saves, including 17 in the third period. The Sabres have lost three straight and are 0-4 in overtime games this season.