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NHL: New York Rangers 1, Buffalo 0 (SO)

Feb. 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM   |   Comments

BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Callahan scored in the fifth round of the shootout Wednesday, lifting the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over Buffalo.

New York's Henrik Lundqvist and the Sabres' Ryan Miller posted a double shutout through 65 minutes before the Rangers added to the largest point total in the Eastern Conference.

Marian Gaborik produced a goal for New York in the first round of the shootout and Jason Pominville tied it in the third round.

Callahan put a wrist shot past Miller after Lundqvist stopped Ville Leino to open the fifth round.

Lundqvist, third in the NHL this season in both goals-against average and save percentage, recorded his sixth shutout of the season and the 41st of his career. He made 34 saves.

Miller stopped 29 shots in what was Buffalo's first loss in three games.

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