Posted April 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Derek Roy scored a power-play goal at 3:29 of overtime to cap a frantic comeback that kept the Buffalo Sabres' playoff hopes firmly alive with a 6-5 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Alexander Sulzer had two goals and assist, while Jordan Leopold forced overtime by scoring with 1:53 left in a game the Sabres trailed 3-0 in the first period. Buffalo snapped a two-game skid and pulled even with eighth-place Washington in the Eastern Conference. Both teams have two games left, though the Capitals hold the tiebreaker edge. Tyler Bozak had two goals and an assist, Phil Kessel had three assists and Matt Frattin had a goal and assist for Toronto. Roy's second and decisive goal came on the power-play during a scramble in front, when he got to a loose puck in the slot and snapped it over Ben Scrivens' right shoulder, sparking a wild celebration in Buffalo's home finale. The goal came with Toronto's Dion Phaneuf in the penalty box for delay of game after his clearing att...
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