Bruins beat Sabres in overtime 3-2
Tonight in game #39 of the regular season, the Bruins came away with a big 3-2 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 4:40, Sabres Marco Scandella scored, giving the Sabres a 1-0 lead. At 9:30, Bruins Noel Acciari scored his 1st goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In the second period, at 5:43, Sabres Johan Larsson scored a short-handed goal, giving the Sabres a 2-1 lead.
In the third period, at 17:31, Bruins Jake DeBrusk scored his 11th goal of the season, a power-play goal, tying the game 2-2.
In overtime, at 3:44, Bruins Sean Kuraly scored his 3rd goal of the season, winning the game 3-2 for the Bruins.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 26 saves on 28 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 53% faceoff percentage, in shots 42-28 and hits 21-20. Both teams had 12 blocked shots. The Bruins went 1-for-4 on the power-play while the Sabres went 0-for-3.
Chris Wagner, Patrice Bergeron and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 5 shots each. Chris Wagner and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 3 hits each. Brandon Carlo, Zdeno Chara and Kevan Miller led the Bruins with 3 blocked shots each.
David Backes (suspended), Steven Kampfer and Brad Marchand were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Sean Kuraly
2) Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk
3) Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 21-14-4 with 46 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they faceoff against the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2019 Winter Classic, at 1pm ET.