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Thursday's NHL: Ex-Wolverine Power scores first NHL goal; Copp nets hat trick

The Detroit News

Newark, N.J. — Kyle Okposo and Alex Tuch scored short-handed goals less than a minute apart in the first period and former Wolverine Owen Power scored his first NHL goal in the third period as the Buffalo Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night.

Rasmus Dahlin and Jeff Skinner also scored, and 40-year-old Craig Anderson had 31 saves for the Sabres in this matchup of teams eliminated from playoff contention.

Nikita Okhotiuk scored in his NHL debut and Jesper Boqvist also scored for the Devils.