Ryan Miller made a season-high 43 saves in his fourth shutout, Derek Roy and Brad Boyes scored, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Christian Ehrhoff assisted on goals for the Sabres, who are 9-3-3 since Jan. 24 and five points out of a playoff spot.
Miller's shutout was the 26th of his career. The 2010 Vezina Trophy winner has started 18 consecutive games, and has allowed fewer than three goals in 10 of them. It was his third 40-save game of the season.
Jonas Hiller made 22 saves for the Ducks, who have lost consecutive games for the first time in eight weeks and are seven points out of a playoff spot with 18 games remaining.
They were shut out for the fifth time this season and first time at home .
The Sabres, 2 for 34 on the power play over their previous 14 games, opened the scoring at 7:12 of the first period while Corey Perry was serving a delay-of-game penalty.
Tyler Myers' misfired on a 45-foot wrist shot, but Roy played the carom off ...