Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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The Chicago Blackhawks dominated much of Saturday night's game against the Buffalo Sabres. When they got into a bit of trouble at the end, Corey Crawford was there to carry them to the finish. Crawford made 28 saves to lead the Blackhawks to a 2-1 victory over the winless Sabres. Ben Smith and Patrick Kane scored for the Blackhawks, who swept a pair of weekend home games, edging the Islanders 3-2 on Friday. Drew Stafford connected with 8:11 left in the third, spoiling Crawford's bid for a shutout. The Sabres (0-5-1) put together several tough challenges in the second and third periods after a slow start. ''It's never an easy game,'' Crawford said. ''They kind of hung around there. ''Their goalie kept them in it, made some big stops. And they gave us a test there at the end.'' Ryan Miller had 38 saves for Buffalo, which has been outscored 16-6 in its worst start since 1999-2000, when it was 0-5-2. Miller's performance kept the Sabres in the game, but the Blackhawks were in pos...
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