Andrew Shaw

Sabres beat Canadiens 3-2 for 8th straight win

Jeff Skinner's second effort extended the NHL's longest win streak.

Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after getting the tying goal late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday for their eighth straight win.

It's the longest streak for Buffalo since winning 10 games in a row to start the 2006-07 season. That also was the last season the Sabres (15-6-2) had this many victories after 23 games.

Buffalo didn't get its 15th win last season until February and finished in last place.

The Sabres have come from behind to win six times during their streak.

"Guys don't give up and sort of have that belief that you...