Sabres take down Canadiens

Paul Gaustad scored the go-ahead goal early in 1.

Gaustad also had two assists for the Sabres, who have won two in a row on the road since a franchise-record 12-game losing skid as the guests. Ville Leino and Patrick Kaleta also lit the lamp.

Buffalo forward Tyler Ennis returned to the lineup after missing 17 games with an ankle injury. He had two shots in about 19 minutes of ice time.

Ryan Miller made 27 saves en route to tying Dominik Hasek's franchise record of 234 wins.

Max Pacioretty scored the lone goal for the Canadiens, who had a two-game winning streak snapped. Carey Price stopped 37-of-39 shots.