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American Football The Buffalo Sabres lose again in the NHL

The Buffalo Sabres may have forgotten how to win after they wasted a three-goal lead in their 6-4 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

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Buffalo's NHL struggles continued, as the Detroit Red Wings came from behind to beat the Sabres 6-4 on Sunday thanks to a hat-trick from Henrik Zetterberg.

The Sabres have now lost 11 consecutive matches and showed they have forgotten how to win after they threw away a 3-0 lead.

Drew Stafford, Tyler Ennis and Chris Stewart scored in the first 14 minutes for Buffalo to stun the Joe Louis Arena crowd.

Goaltender Petr Mrazek was taken off for Detroit in response and replacement Tom McCollum impressed with seven saves.

Buffalo's lead lasted until the second period but quick strikes from Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller cut the margin to one.

And Detroit drew level through Tomas Tatar to set up an exciting final period.

Zetterberg then made the third period his own, scoring three times - making Ennis' second goal a mere consolation.

The Winnipeg Jets moved to third in the Western Conference after a 4-3 shootout win against the Arizona Coyotes.

Late goals to Lauri Korpikoski and Tobias Rieder from Arizona forced overtime but Bryan Little scored the decisive strike for the Jets.

Elsewhere, the Dallas Stars stormed home to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 and the New York Rangers toppled the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2.

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