NHL

Sabres snap Blues snap 6-game winning streak with 4-2 win

  • Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner makes a blocker save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner makes a blocker save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)  (The Associated Press)

  • St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) keeps his eyes on the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) keeps his eyes on the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)  (The Associated Press)

  • St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko (91) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko (91) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)  (The Associated Press)

Robin Lehner stopped 16 shots in the third period and 37 overall, and the Buffalo Sabres snapped the St. Louis Blues' six-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory on Saturday.

Evander Kane and minor-league callup Nicholas Baptiste each had a goal and an assist in Buffalo's third straight win, matching a season best accomplished three times. Ryan O'Reilly also scored for the Sabres (26-23-10), who have three more wins than losses for the first time since closing the 2011-12 season 39-32-11.

Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for St. Louis, which lost for the first time since a 4-1 defeat to Pittsburgh on Feb. 4.