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Tim Connolly #19, Drew Stafford #21 and Marc-Andre Gragnani #17 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrate Connolly's goal in the second period against the New York Rangers. (March 30, 2011)

Sabres 1, Rangers 0

The Rangers fell to 8th place in the Eastern Conference after getting shut out by Buffalo on the road.

Jhonas Enroth of the Buffalo Sabres deflects the
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Jhonas Enroth of the Buffalo Sabres deflects the puck against the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres loses
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Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres loses an edge an falls to the ice against the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

Tim Connolly #19, Drew Stafford #21 and Marc-Andre
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Tim Connolly #19, Drew Stafford #21 and Marc-Andre Gragnani #17 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrate Connolly's goal in the second period against the New York Rangers. (March 30, 2011)

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Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) and New York
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Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) and New York Rangers' Vinny Prospal (20), of the Czech Republic, tangle along the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y. (March 30, 2011)

New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky (17) passes under
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New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky (17) passes under pressure from Buffalo Sabres' Chris Butler (34) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y. (March 30, 2011)

Tyler Myers #57 of the Buffalo Sabres skates
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Tyler Myers #57 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) reaches for the
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Buffalo Sabres' Mike Weber (6) reaches for the puck after losing his stick under pressure from New York Rangers' Vinny Prospal (20), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y. (March 30, 2011)

John Tortorella, head coach of the New York
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John Tortorella, head coach of the New York Rangers stands on the bench against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

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Nathan Gerbe #42 of the Buffalo Sabres collides
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Nathan Gerbe #42 of the Buffalo Sabres collides with Ruslan Fedotenko #19 of the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth, of Sweden, makes
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Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth, of Sweden, makes a save on a shot by the New York Rangers during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y. (March 30, 2011)

Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers
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Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers makes a pass with pressure from Mark Mancari #12 of the Buffalo Sabres. (March 30, 2011)

Buffalo Sabres' Cody McCormick (8) battles for the
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Buffalo Sabres' Cody McCormick (8) battles for the puck with New York Rangers' Steve Eminger (44) during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (March 30, 2011)

Jhonas Enroth #1 of the Buffalo Sabres makes
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Jhonas Enroth #1 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a glove save against the New York Rangers at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers deflects the puck over his head against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena. (March 30, 2011)

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