Hockey bettors who backed the Bruins on the moneyline Saturday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Boston easily handled Buffalo 6-2 at TD Garden.
Boston was favored by -139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Boston got goals from Tyler Seguin (2), Chris Kelly, Nathan Horton, Rich Peverley, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Peverley opened the scoring at 7:40 of the second period.
Tim Thomas stopped 21 of 23 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Thomas Vanek and Marc-Andre Gragnani scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.
Ryan Miller stopped 19 of 22 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Boston went 0-for-3, while the Sabres were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 35-23.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Montreal.