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Ott boosts Buffalo over Washington in SO

Buffalo, NY ( - Steve Ott scored the game-winner in the sixth round of the shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres in a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals at First Niagara Center on Sunday.

After the first 10 shooters missed, Ott blasted the puck over the right shoulder of Philipp Grubauer. Ryan Miller stopped 49 shots in regulation and overtime and all six in the shootout to earn the win for the Sabres, who have won four straight at home.

Drew Stafford scored the only goal in regulation for Buffalo.

Troy Brouwer tallied the lone goal for the Capitals, who have lost three of their last four contests.

12/29 20:09:10 ET

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