Derek Roy scored twice and added an assist for the Buffalo Sabres, who snapped a four-game skid with a 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists, while Ryan Miller made 24 saves, including stopping Jordan Staal and Evgeni Malkin on breakaway attempts in the second period. Paul Gaustad, Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis also scored for Buffalo (25-27-7), which improved to 1-3-1 in its past five, and moved out of a tie with Carolina for last place in the Eastern Conference.
Deryk Engelland and Jordan Staal scored for the Penguins, who dropped to 4-2-1 in their past seven and failed to build off a 6-4 win at Philadelphia a day earlier. Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on the 12 shots he faced after taking over for Brent Johnson, who allowed three goals on 12 shots.