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    Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader holds down the stick of Buffalo Sabres' Jack Eichel in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, in Detroit.
March 20, 2017 10:41 PM

Eichel-led Sabres beat Red Wings 2-1 on power-play goals

LARRY LAGE | Associated Press

DETROIT – Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson each scored a power-play goal in the first two periods, and the Buffalo Sabres held off the Detroit Red Wings for a 2-1 victory Monday night.

Robin Lehner made 34 saves for the Sabres.

Tomas Tatar scored in his third straight game, pulling Detroit within a goal midway through the second.

The Red Wings had power plays early and late in the third period but failed to take advantage of their opportunities to tie the game, falling to 0 for 4 with an extra skater.

Petr Mrazek stopped 28 shots for Detroit.