BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Two goals by Ilya Kovalchuk and some tough penalty killing in the second period helped power Atlanta past the Buffalo Sabers 4-2 Saturday.
Kovalchuk scored the game's first two goals in the first period.
MacArthur made it 2-1 on a slapshot at 6:56 of the second period but White knocked a rebound off a shot by Tobias Enstrom less than a minute later to give the visitors a 3-1 edge.
Buffalo had two minutes of a 5-on-3 advantage in the period but failed to capitalize.
Stafford and Afinogenov scored in the third period.