NHL

Canucks stay perfect, down Sabres 2-1

  • Buffalo Sabres left wing Marcus Foligno (82) crashes into his team's net during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Buffalo Sabres left wing Marcus Foligno (82) crashes into his team's net during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) celebrates his goal against the Buffalo Sabres with teammates Brandon Sutter (20), Henrick Sedin (33), Philip Larsen (63) and Loui Eriksson (21) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Vancouver Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin (22) celebrates his goal against the Buffalo Sabres with teammates Brandon Sutter (20), Henrick Sedin (33), Philip Larsen (63) and Loui Eriksson (21) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Buffalo Sabres left wing Matt Moulson (26) fails to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Buffalo Sabres left wing Matt Moulson (26) fails to get a shot past Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves and Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner in the third period Thursday night as the Vancouver Canucks downed the Buffalo Sabres 2-1.

With the victory, the Canucks (4-0-0) are the NHL's only undefeated team after Colorado blanked Tampa Bay 4-0 on Thursday.

Jannik Hansen had the other goal for Vancouver, which won its fourth straight game to open the season, tying a franchise mark set in 1992-93. Brandon Sutter had two assists.

Nicholas Baptiste scored his first NHL goal for Buffalo (1-2-1) while Robin Lehner stopped 18 shots.