Brian Flynn scored the clinching goal in the shootout, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.

Nicolas Deslauriers and Brian Gionta scored in regulation for Buffalo, which won for just the fourth time in the last 27 games. The Sabres improved to 7-2 in shootouts.

Jakub Voracek and Ryan White scored for Philadelphia, which fell to 2-7 in the tiebreaker.