NEWARK — Miles Wood scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play early in the third period and the New Jersey Devils beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a matchup of skidding teams.
Yegor Sharangovich and Sami Vatanen also had goals as the Devils ended an 11-game losing streak on home ice.
Mackenzie Blackwood made 33 saves. Tobias Rieder and Jeff Skinner scored for Buffalo but the Sabres lost their 12th straight, the third-longest slide in franchise history.
Jonas Johansson stopped 23 shots in his sixth start of the season.