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Sabres dominate Devils with 7-1 win

The Buffalo Sabres dominated from start to finish in their 7-1 win over the New Jersey Devils at KeyBank Center on Monday.

Eleven different Sabres recorded points while Jack Eichel (1+2) and Johan Larsson (0+3) paced Buffalo with three-point nights. Conor Sheary scored twice, Jack Eichel, Jeff Skinner, Rasmus Asplund, Victor Olofsson and Henri Jokiharju also found the back of the net.

Asplund’s goal was the first of his NHL career. Larsson posted three points in a game for the second time in his career, matching his career-best total set on March 11, 2015 at Toronto.

Linus Ullmark made 44 saves with the only blemish coming while Buffalo was killing a penalty.

Buffalo scored five times in the first period. It marked their highest single-period goal total since they scored five in the second period on Jan. 8, 2019, also at home against New Jersey.