Goaltending made the difference in the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.  The Sabres benefitted from some shaky work from the Columbus netminder while getting 45 saves from Michael Neuvirth.

The Sabres got goals from Cody Hodgson, Zemgus Girgensons, Mark Pysek and Chris Stewart.  Stewart's goal was on the power play and Girgensons put away his third shorthanded goal of the season.

But a costly win for the Sabres with the loss of Girgensons and Tyler Ennis to injury.  Both left the game and didn't return.

So after a stretch of games where they've played fairly well, it's starting to show on the scoreboard especially on the road where they've registered points in the their last four games including three wins and a shootout loss.

The Sabres are back home on Thursday night when they host the Vancouver Canucks in what was supposed to be the first game back in Buffalo for former Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller.  But Miller was injured earlier this week and will miss the game.