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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Thomas Vanek hardly looked like a man who hadn't played NHL hockey in nine months. Vanek had five points (two goals, three assists) to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday in the First Niagara Center. Tyler Myers scored the winning goal with just over five minutes remaining and Cody Hodgson gave the Sabres some breathing room with another goal with under four minutes to go. But it was Vanek who stole the show. His five points were a career high and he became the first Sabres player to accomplish the mark since Drew Stafford in January 2008. "He had a good night," Sabres captain Jason Pominville said. "He played well, he moved his feet. I think it's important for us as a line and as a team, when he moves his feet he creates a lot more, brings more energy to the game. I think we've clicked together pretty well in the past and tonight was another example of it." Steve Ott also scored f...
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