The Buffalo Sabres heard "No goal!" four years too late.

Curtis Brown scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and Dallas had an apparent late goal waved off as the Sabres beat the Dallas Stars, 5-3, Friday night in Buffalo.

"I walked down the bench and that's exactly what I said to [Buffalo assistant] Scott Arniel," Buffalo Coach Lindy Ruff said. "All of a sudden, they got video review in the building."

Buffalo lost the 1999 Stanley Cup to Dallas on Brett Hull's disputed goal in the third overtime of Game 6. Hull appeared to violate the man-in-the-crease rule, but after watching the video replay, officials allowed the goal.

The Sabres got a break this time around with 3 minutes 18 seconds left when replays showed Claude Lemieux tipped in the potential tying goal with a high stick.

"If the puck had hit closer to my hands on the shaft, it could have been good," Lemieux said. "That's why we have video replay."

Ales Kotalik, Jason Botterill and Stu Barnes each had a goal and an assist, Brian Campbell scored a goal and Miroslav Satan had three assists for Buffalo.

* COYOTES 3, MIGHTY DUCKS 1: Brad May and Brian Savage, both sidelined much of the season with injuries, each scored goals, and Sean Burke made 32 saves to lead Phoenix at home.

Mike Johnson added an empty-net goal with 10 seconds remaining as the Coyotes moved into a tie with Los Angeles for 10th in the Western Conference.