Sabres edge Flyers to gain 3-2 series edge

PHILADELPHIA — Tyler Ennis scored off a rebound 5:31 into overtime Friday night to give the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers and a 3-2 lead in the first-round series.

Mike Webber fired a slapper that knocked off Michael Leighton's pad. Ennis swooped in from the right side and scored his second goal of the game.

The Sabres survived after blowing a 3-0 and chasing Flyers starting goalie Brian Boucher.

Predators 4, Ducks 3, OT

At Anaheim, Calif., Jerred Smithson scored 1:57 into overtime, and Nashville moved to the brink of winning a playoff series for the first time, beating Anaheim to take a 3-2 series lead.

Captain Shea Weber tied it on a long slap shot with 35.3 seconds left for the Predators, who had never even won three games in a series before their dramatic comeback stunned the Ducks.

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