Buffalo Sabres' Brayden McNabb (81) celebrates his goal with Brad Boyes (22) and Luke Adam (72) as Washington Capitals' Brooks Laich (21) skates away during the first period in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. The Sabres won 4-2 and look to climb the standings as they get healthier. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Photo by: David Duprey

Buffalo Sabres' Brayden McNabb (81) celebrates his goal with Brad Boyes (22) and Luke Adam (72) as Washington Capitals' Brooks Laich (21) skates away during the first period in Buffalo, N.Y., Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. The Sabres won 4-2 and look to climb the standings as they get healthier. (AP Photo/David Duprey)