BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Derek Roy
started a streak of five straight Buffalo goals Friday, carrying the Sabres to a 5-2 victory over Toronto.
Ryan Miller stopped 40-of-42 shots in handing the Maple Leafs their second straight loss after winning five out of six.
Toronto owned a 1-0 lead through one period, but Roy, Toni Lydman, Mike Grier and Matt Ellis all scored during the second period. Thomas Vanek added a Buffalo goal midway through the third.
Four of the goals were allowed by starter Vesa Toskala on just 10 shots. Jonas Gustavsson replaced Toskala and stopped 16-of-17 shots.
Buffalo has won all three meetings with Toronto this season.
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