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Roy caps Sabres' comeback in 6-5 OT win over Leafs

By John Wawrow

Associated Press

Published: Tuesday, April 3 2012 8:10 p.m. MDT

Buffalo Sabres' Ville Leino (23) is checked by Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Komisarek during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

David Duprey, Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Derek Roy scored a power-play goal with 1:31 left in overtime to cap a frantic comeback that kept the Buffalo Sabres' playoff hopes firmly alive with a 6-5 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

Alexander Sulzer had two goals and assist, while Jordan Leopold forced overtime by scoring with 1:53 left in a game the Sabres trailed 3-0 in the first period. Buffalo snapped a two-game skid and pulled even with eighth-place Washington in the Eastern Conference.

Both teams have two games left, though the Capitals hold the tiebreaker edge.

Tyler Bozak had two goals and an assist, Phil Kessel had three assists and Matt Frattin had a goal and assist for Toronto.

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