The Buffalo Sabres surprised many people on Wednesday night as they snapped their six-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena.
Jacob Bryson, Tage Thompson, Victor Olofsson, Jeff Skinner and Kyle Okposo all scored for the Sabres.
Craig Anderson stopped 29-of-30 shots to earn career win No. 298.
Buffalo’s power play went 1-for-2 while the penalty kill finished 1-for-1.
Rasmus Sandin netted the lone goal for the Maple Leafs.
Petr Mrazek turned aside 26-of-31 shots for Toronto.
The Sabres head home for a five-game homestand that starts Friday night against the Minnesota Wild. Face-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.