Sunday, February 7, 2016

Bruins beat Sabres 2-1 in overtime

Three stars of the Buffalo Sabres @ Boston Bruins game on February 6, 2016
Three stars of the Buffalo Sabres @ Boston Bruins game on February 6, 2016. Watch the game recap video here.
On Saturday night, the Bruins played their last game against the Buffalo Sabres this season and wound up beating the Sabres in overtime on a gift penalty shot. It was a big two points for the Bruins as they're third place in the Atlantic Division.

Quick game summary
In the first period, Bruins Loui Eriksson scored his 16th goal of the season, making the score 1-0 Bruins.

In the second period, Sabres Sam Reinhart scored, tying the game 1-1.

In the third period, no scoring happened.

In overtime, Bruins Brad Marchand scored his 24th goal, on a penalty shot, winning the game 2-1 for the Bruins.

Game notes
Tuukka Rask played in net and made 37 saves on 38 shots. Rask is now 19-15-5 with a 2.47 GAA and a .918 save percentage this season.

The Sabres led the game in hits 28-24, faceoff wins 36-32 and blocked shots 12-10. Both teams had 38 shots each. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Sabres went 0-for-3.

Torey Krug led the Bruins with 6 shots. Zach Trotman led the Bruins with 5 hits. Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots.

Colin Miller and Tyler Randell were scratched and did not play.

Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 28-18-6 with 62 points this season. The Bruins are now 12-13-3 at home this season. The Bruins are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they host Milan Lucic and the Los Angeles Kings, at 7pm ET.

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