BUFFALO, NY - (WKBW) Drew Stafford's hat trick earned the Sabres one point. Michael Grabner's three-goal effort earned the Islanders two, as New York edged Buffalo 7-6 in overtime.
Grabner scored 2:55 into the extra period to clinch the win for the Isles.
Stafford scored his 21st, 22nd, and 23rd goals of the season.
Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller played his worst game of the season. The defending Vezina trophy winner allowed all seven goals on just 26 shots.
Other goal scorers for the Sabres include Jochen Hecht, Nathan Gerbe and Tyler Myers.
Buffalo visits Montreal on Tuesday.