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Sabres clinch sixth Northeast Division

| April 7, 2010 9:00 PM

By The Associated Press

Ryan Miller made 30 saves in helping the Buffalo Sabres clinch the Northeast Division title with a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

Rookie Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists while Drew Stafford had a goal and an assist for Buffalo, which won its sixth division title and first since 2007.

Flyers 2, Maple Leafs 0: Brian Boucher made 23 saves to lift Philadelphia at Toronto.

Islanders 4, Canadiens 3, SO: At Uniondale, N.Y., Frans Nielsen scored the tying goal with 2:01 left in regulation and added another goal in the shootout as New York beat Montreal.

Devils 3, Thrashers 0: Martin Brodeur got his 600th career win with his second straight shutout and New York won at Atlanta.

Blackhawks 5, Stars 2: Colin Fraser scored twice, leading Chicago at Dallas.

Kings 5, Ducks 4, SO: Anze Kopitar's shootout goal lifted Los Angeles at Anaheim.

Capitals 6, Penguins 3: Alex Ovechkin scored twice, leading Washington at Pittsburgh.

Senators 5, Panthers 2: At Sunrise, Fla., Mike Fisher scored twice to help Ottawa beat Florida.

Hurricanes 8, Lightning 5: At Tampa, Fla., Rod Brind'Amour, former Spokane Chief Drayson Bowman and Eric Staal scored two goals apiece and Carolina beat Tampa Bay.

Avalanche 4, Canucks 3, SO: Matt Duchene's shootout goal lifted Colorado at Vancouver and into the playoffs.

Sharks 2, Flames 1: Evgeni Nabokov made 38 saves to give San Jose its third straight division title with a win at Calgary.

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