Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal on a third-period power play Sunday night to lead the hot-starting Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic, into an empty net, also scored. Backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 25 saves in only his second start of the season.
The Bruins (8-1-1) are off to the team's best start to a season by earning 17 points in their first 10 games. The team's previous best was 16 points through 10 games, set four times, the last in 1978-79, when they opened 7-1-2.
Boston beat the only team that's defeated them this season, after the Sabres won 7-4 at Boston on Jan. 31. And the Bruins continued their roll following an extended break.
The Bruins have been off since a 2-1 win at Montreal on Wednesday, and had their home game against Tampa Bay on Saturday postponed due to a winter storm.
Tyler Ennis scored for Buffalo, and Ryan Miller was solid in making 36 saves.
Bergeron's goal came 28 seconds after Buffalo's Mike...