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Recap - Bruins Defeat Buffalo 3-1

Boston skated to a 3-1 victory over Buffalo on Sunday in NHL action at First Niagara Center.

Boston was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, and Brad Marchand each scored for the Bruins in the victory. Marchand opened the scoring for Boston, finding the back of the net at 7:10 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Andrew Ference.

Anton Khudobin stopped 25 of 26 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Buffalo got a goal from Tyler Ennis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ryan Miller stopped 36 of 38 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 39-26.

Next game, Boston takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Ottawa.