Thompson and Skinner drive Sabres past Blues, 5-3


              Buffalo Sabres' Dylan Cozens (24) smiles after scoring an empty-net goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reaches for a loose puck as Buffalo Sabres' Rasmus Dahlin (26) and Mattias Samuelsson (23) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              St. Louis Blues' Jordan Kyrou (25) reaches for a loose puck as Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (1) and Henri Jokiharju (10) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Tage Thompson (72) looks to pass around St. Louis Blues' Niko Mikkola during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (1) stops an attempt by St. Louis Blues' Logan Brown (22) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Dylan Cozens (24) handles the puck as St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Owen Power (25) celebrates after scoring past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Robert Thomas (18) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Owen Power (25) is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Tage Thompson (72) shoots as St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (49) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              St. Louis Blues' Logan Brown (22) flips over Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (1) as Sabres' Jacob Bryson watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
            
              Buffalo Sabres' Alex Tuch celebrates after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Thompson and Skinner drive Sabres past Blues, 5-3