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Sabres one goal better than struggling Sharks
(L-R) Tommy Wingels, Cody Hodgson and Alex Stalock
Cody Hodgson, center, scored for the Sabres in the third period.
San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Michal Neuvirth made 29 saves to earn his first win of the season and Nicolas Deslauriers netted the deciding goal early in the third period, as Buffalo nipped San Jose by a 2-1 count on Saturday.

Cody Hodgson also lit the lamp in the final stanza for the Sabres, who snapped a four-game slide and picked up their first win on a four-game road trip which ends in Toronto on Tuesday.

Brent Burns supplied the lone offense and Alex Stalock stopped just 13 pucks for the Sharks, who stumbled to their fourth straight loss and fifth in six games.  Full Story

Bruins try to cope without 'irreplaceable' Chara
Dan Di Sciullo, NHL Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Since Zdeno Chara joined the Boston Bruins over eight years ago the club has rarely had to get by without their star defenseman.

That's all about to change.

Chara left Thursday's game against the New York Islanders and he won't be coming back for at least a month. Considering how Boston fared without its captain in the lineup for the majority of Thursday's tilt, the B's will be counting the days until the heart and soul of the team is back on the ice.  Full Story