Jeff 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 victory.

Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton makes a save in traffic during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton makes a save in traffic during the second period of the team’s NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) skates past Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi (13) during the third period of an hockey game, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) skates past Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi (13) during the third period of an hockey game, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Buffalo’s win streak is the longest in the NHL at the moment and the team’s best stretch since winning 10 in a row to start the 2006-07 season. Casey Mittelstadt also scored for the Sabres, and Carter Hutton made 31 saves.

Montreal Canadiens forward Artturi Lehkonen (62) carries the puck during the second period of an hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Montreal Canadiens forward Artturi Lehkonen (62) carries the puck during the second period of an hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) stick-checks Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher (11) during the second period of an hockey game, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) stick-checks Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher (11) during the second period of an hockey game, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Brendan Gallagher and Andrew Shaw scored the Canadiens, who have lost three straight. Phillip Danault had two assists and Antti Niemi stopped 37 shots.

Source: The Associated Press

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