TORONTO -- Jiri Novotny, Derek Roy and Daniel Paille scored power-play goals in the second period and Mike Ryan added one in the third to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-0 preseason victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Martin Biron made 23 saves for the Sabres, who were 4-for-11 on power plays.
Andrew Raycroft, the Maple Leafs' new No. 1 goalie, played well in making 28 saves but didn't stand much of a chance because Toronto was short-handed so often.
The Maple Leafs, in the debut of new coach Paul Maurice, went 0-for-7 with the man-advantage.
Things heated up in the second period when Ben Ondrus fought Chris Thorburn. Ondrus connected with two hard punches and dropped Thorburn to the ice.
Novotny opened the scoring at 8:05 of the second. Raycroft stopped Thomas Vanek's shot with his stick, and new Leafs defenseman Hal Gill couldn't keep Novotny from knocking in the rebound.
Roy made it 2-0 at 14:58 when Adam Mair sent a cross-ice pass to him for a goal into the open side of the net.
Paille got a puck to roll over Raycroft's right leg pad at 18:08.
|Andrew Raycroft doesn't get much help from his team, as frequent power plays makes it rough. (AP)|
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|8:05||Power Play - Jiri Novotny - Assists: Thomas Vanek and Brian Campbell|
|14:58||Power Play - Derek Roy - Assists: Adam Mair and Michael Ryan|
|18:08||Power Play - Daniel Paille - Assist: Dmitri Kalinin|
|14:14||Power Play - Michael Ryan - Assists: Paul Gaustad and Nathan Paetsch|
|2:06||Andrej Sekera: holding - minor|
|4:36||Jiri Tlusty: goaltender interference - minor|
|11:21||Pavel Kubina: boarding - minor|
|15:34||: too many men - minor|
|17:23||Staffan Kronwall: holding - minor|
|18:42||Michael Ryan: slashing - minor|
|4:27||Chris Thorburn: fighting - major|
|4:27||Ben Ondrus: fighting - major|
|6:32||Adam Mair: hooking - minor|
|7:22||Bryan McCabe: tripping - minor|
|7:55||Jiri Tlusty: hooking - minor|
|12:03||Jay Harrison: holding - minor|
|13:18||Ben Ondrus: slashing - minor|
|16:20||: too many men - minor|
|17:18||Alexander Steen: delay-of-game - minor|
|18:37||Paul Gaustad: interference - minor|
|4:07||Paul Gaustad: roughing - minor|
|4:07||Mark Mancari: fighting - major|
|4:07||Bryan McCabe: interference - minor|
|4:07||Darcy Tucker: fighting - major|
|4:07||Jay Harrison: roughing - minor|
|6:43||Chris Thorburn: holding - minor|
|13:05||Pavel Kubina: hooking - minor|
|18:24||Nathan Paetsch: holding - minor|
|SHOTS ON GOALS|
|Attendance - 18851|
|Game Time - 60:00|
|Referees - Greg Kimmerly, Dan Marouelli|
|Line Judges - Greg Devorski, Scott Driscoll|