Eichel and Skinner lead Sabres to win over Bruins
Tonight in game #33 of the regular season, the Buffalo Sabres, led by forwards Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner, defeated the Bruins by a 4-2 score.
Game recap video
In the first period, no scoring happened.
In the second period, at 3:18, Sabres Jeff Skinner scored, giving the Sabres a 1-0 lead. At 5:18, Bruins Steven Kampfer scored his 1st goal of the season, tying the game 1-1.
In the third period, at 5:43, Sabres Jack Eichel scored, giving the Sabres a 2-1 lead. At 13:21, Bruins Torey Krug scored his 3rd goal of the season, tying the game 2-2. At 16:29, Sabres Jeff Skinner scored, giving the Sabres a 3-2 lead. At 19:35, Sabres Jack Eichel scored an empty-net goal, giving the Sabres a 4-2 lead.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 23 saves on 26 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 54% faceoff percentage, in shots 37-27 and hits 27-23. The Sabres led the game in blocked shots 14-8. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Sabres went 0-for-1.
Ryan Donato and Danton Heinen led the Bruins with 6 shots each. Sean Kuraly led the Bruins with 4 hits and 2 blocked shots.
Jake DeBrusk, Gemel Smith and Jeremy Lauzon were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark
2) Sabres forward Jack Eichel
3) Sabres forward Jeff Skinner
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 17-12-4 with 38 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Monday, when they visit the Montreal Canadiens, at 7:30pm ET.