Bruins hold on for 2-1 win vs Sabres
Tonight in game #42 of the regular season, the Bruins held on for a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Game recap video
In the first period, at 10:10, Bruins Chris Wagner scored his 5th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 1-0 lead.
In the second period, at 2:00, Bruins David Backes scored his 4th goal of the season, giving the Bruins a 2-0 lead.
In the third period, at 17:22, Sabres Rasmus Ristolainen scored, cutting the Bruins lead to 2-1.
Tuukka Rask played in net for the Bruins and made 31 saves on 32 shots.
The Bruins led the game with a 56% faceoff percentage and in shots 41-32. The Sabres led the game in hits 32-26. Both teams had 11 blocked shots. The Bruins went 0-for-2 on the power-play while the Sabres went 0-for-1.
Chris Wagner led the Bruins with 6 shots. Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 6 hits. Patrice Bergeron and Noel Acciari led the Bruins with 2 blocked shots each.
Colby Cave, Joakim Nordstrom and Steven Kampfer were scratched for the Bruins.
Three stars of the game
1) Bruins forward Chris Wagner
2) Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask
3) Bruins forward Sean Kuraly
Onto the next one
The Bruins are now 24-14-4 with 52 points in the Atlantic Division. The next game for the Bruins is on Tuesday, when they host the Minnesota Wild, at 7pm ET.