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March 24, 2019
Brendan Gallagher had two goals and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on for their third straight win. Artturi Lehkonen, Andrew Shaw, Paul Byron, Max Domi and Tomas Tatar also scored for the Canadiens, who lead the race for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference. Domi and Tatar also had two assists apiece.

MONTREAL (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had two goals and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Saturday night for their third straight win.

Artturi Lehkonen, Andrew Shaw, Paul Byron, Max Domi and Tomas Tatar also scored for the Canadiens (40-28-7), who lead the race for the second wild card in the Eastern Conference. Domi and Tatar also had two assists apiece.

Making his seventh start in a row, Montreal star Carey Price made 23 saves.

Sam Reinhart, Alexander Nylander, Marco Scandella and Jack Eichel scored for the Sabres (31-34-9), who were officially eliminated from playoff contention. Carter Hutton stopped 37 shots.