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Sabres defeat Canadiens 5-4 in overtime

The Buffalo Sabres’ power play has been a force to be reckoned with early this season.

Buffalo went 2-for-5 with the man advantage in their 5-4 overtime victory Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday at KeyBank Center.

Marcus Johansson scored the winner just as a power play expired 1:30 into the extra period.

Jack Eichel had a four-point night, including a pair of electrifying goals while Victor Olofsson and Jeff Skinner also beat Habs goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton made 23 saves to improve to 3-0-0 on the season.

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