MONTREAL, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Clarke MacArthur
put Buffalo ahead with a power-play goal in the third period and the Sabres held on Monday to top the Montreal Canadiens 4-3.
MacArthur took a pass from Drew Stafford and directed the puck past Montreal goalie Jaroslav Halak with 5:19 remaining.
Andrej Sekera, Patrick Kaleta and Tim Kennedy registered the other goals in Buffalo's fourth straight victory.
Andrei Kostitsyn scored twice and Mike Cammalleri added a goal for the Canadiens, who have dropped three straight games.
The Sabres' Ryan Miller stopped 21 shots and Halak blocked 23.
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