Sabres vs Bruins Final: 7-6 - Recap
|Sabres vs Bruins Final: 7-6 - Recap|
Buffalo earned a 7-6 victory over Boston on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at HSBC Arena.
Buffalo was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Tyler Ennis potted the shootout winner for Buffalo. Drew Stafford (3), Jason Pominville (2), and Thomas Vanek each scored for the Sabres in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring for Buffalo, finding the back of the net at 2:06 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Thomas Vanek and Mike Weber.
Ryan Miller stopped 34 of 40 Boston shots in the victory.
Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Dennis Seidenberg, Brad Marchand, Steve Kampfer, and Tyler Seguin scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Ryan Miller.
Boston got a 16-stop effort from Tim Thomas in the loss.
On the power play, Buffalo went 1-for-4, while the Bruins were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 40-35.
Buffalo looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.