Photos: Oilers triumph in battle of the basement

 

The Edmonton Oilers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Buffalo Sabres right winger Drew Stafford (21) watches his shot deflect off Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014.</div>
 

Buffalo Sabres right winger Drew Stafford (21) watches his shot deflect off Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014.

Photograph by: Gary Wiepert, AP

 
<div id="page1">Buffalo Sabres right winger Drew Stafford (21) watches his shot deflect off Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80), of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014.</div>
Edmonton Oilers center Boyd Gordon (27) celebrates a game winning goal by center Matt Hendricks (23) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014. Edmonton won 3-2.
Jeff Petry #2 of the Edmonton Oilers and Matt D&#8217;Agostini #27 of the Buffalo Sabres dash to the puck during the first period at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
Jamie McBain #4 of the Buffalo Sabres and David Perron #57 of the Edmonton Oilers chase after the puck during the first period at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
David Perron #57 of the Edmonton Oilers looks for the puck after Jhonas Enroth #1 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a first period save at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
Mike Weber #6 of the Buffalo Sabres battles for position against Nail Yakupov #64 of the Edmonton Oilers at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
Ilya Bryzgalov #80 of the Edmonton Oilers keeps an eye on the puck as teammate Jeff Petry #2 defends against Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
Buffalo Sabres right winger Drew Stafford (21) celebrates a goal while Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (80), of Russia, reacts during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014.
Matt D&#8217;Agostini #27 of the Buffalo Sabres looks for a rebound as Mark Fraser #5 of the Edmonton Oilers slides in to block a shot in front of teammate goalie Ilya Bryzgalov #80 at First Niagara Center on February 3, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.
Edmonton Oilers center Boyd Gordon (27) celebrates a game winning goal by center Matt Hendricks (23) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Feb 3, 2014. Edmonton won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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