Myers scores OT goal in Sabres 3-2 win over Habs

JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer Published:

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Tyler Myers scored 2:01 into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night.

Tyler Ennis scored twice and Ryan Miller made 26 saves as Buffalo earned its season-best fifth consecutive home win. The Sabres (33-29-8) also improved to 9-2-2 in their past 13 games and jumped ahead of Winnipeg into ninth place in the Eastern Conference, two points behind Washington in the race for the final playoff spot.

Erik Cole and David Desharnais scored for the Canadiens (27-32-11), who had won two in a row.