Buffalo, NY – Thomas Vanek had two goals and an assist as the 4 decision over the Toronto Maple Leafs at First Niagara Center.
Drew Stafford, Tyler Ennis and Andrej Sekera also netted goals for the Sabres, who snapped a two-game slide with the help of three power-play goals.
Ryan Miller stopped 29-of-33 shots for the win.
Joffrey Lupul, Dion Phaneuf, Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski lit the lamp for Toronto, which dropped its fifth game in seven tries.
James Reimer allowed all five goals on 29 shots to take the loss.