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Bruins look to bounce back after tough loss to Sabres
The Bruins came out of the gate red hot winning five out of six games and losing one in OT. After taking care of business Monday in Carolina and grinding out a win the next night at home against New Jersey the Bruins looked unstoppable coming into Thursday night’s game. Unfortunately for the black and gold things didn't pan out the way they were supposed to.
Boston looked as though they were ready to pull ahead and cruise to a victory when they went up 3-1 half way through the second period of last night’s game. The Bruins had several defensive melt downs that led to great scoring chances for Buffalo and they were able to capitalize on enough of them to outscore the B’s 6-4. The Sabres added the empty netter for the 7-4 win. Thomas Vanek looked untouchable out there and found himself wide open in the offensive zone for a good portion of the second and third periods. Vanek’s three goals and two assists led the game in ...
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Thomas Vanek had three goals and two assists, setting up the tiebreaking score with 13:06 left in the third period, to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 7-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Vanek opened the scoring 98 seconds into the game, then had a goal and an assist to tie it after Boston took a 3-1 lead in the second. The Bruins went up 4-3 in the third before Alexander...
Two breakaways key scoring explosion.
Usually the highlights that involve pretty passes are saved for football and basketball games. But Thursday night against the Bruins, Sabres winger Thomas Vanek provided one of the better passes you’ll see in this shortened NHL season. With the Sabres losing 3-2 late in the second period, Vanek found himself in front of the net with Bruin defenseman Andrew Ference on his back...
Coming into tonight's Buffalo versus Boston game the primary focus was the potential physical play. Since the Sabres got bigger over the off season, with the additions of enforcer John Scott and agitator Steve Ott, many Sabres fans thought they would finally receive an answer for last season's Milan Lucic and Ryan Miller incident.However, Sabres sniper, Thomas Vanek grabbed...
Tyler Seguin‘s big night didn’t have quite the party it could have, as the Bruins fell to the Sabres 7-4 on the Bruins forward’s 21st birthday.
Thomas Vanek was a big reason why, as the Bruins killer struck again. This time, he notched three goals during a five-point night that saw momentum swing after momentum swing finally wear down the B’s. Boston’s first loss at home...
Tuesday night didn’t end well. Ryan Miller allowed a pair of questionable goals and there were some struggles from various players on the roster. However, Tuesday’s overtime loss to the Leafs was followed by a 7-4 win over the Bruins.
Thomas Vanek continued his Hart-worthy play with a five-point effort that was complimented by his first hat trick since 2011. Buffalo’s defensive...
Vanek Destroyed the Bruins Tonight With 3 Goals and 2 Assists
Boston Ma, The game basically started as Shawn Thornton scuffled with Buffalo goon John Scott. Thornton was man handled by the 6 ft 8in 270lb Scott and consequently would miss the rest of the game. The first intermission hit with the game scoreless.
Second period saw some fiesty play from both sides. Thomas Vanek...
There were six goals total in the second period, including three unanswered by the Bruins. However, the Sabres fought back with a 5-on-3 goal and another just minutes later to tie the game at three heading into the final frame.
Thomas Vanek continued to build his reputation as a Bruins killer, netting two more goals. Then Rich Peverley and Brad Marchand gave the Bruins a lead...
Thomas Vanek of the Sabres had a nice move to beat Tuukka Rask of the Bruins to complete his hat trick.
Alex Ovechkin circled the wagons!
John Scott of the Sabres gave Shawn Thornton of the Boston Bruins a little bit of a beatdown.
Logan Couture turned a turnover into a goal and celebrated by “Kaepernicking”
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Thursday’s action had a lot of action on it. Thomas Vanek of the Sabres had a hat trick and two assists as Buffalo posted a 7-4 win over Boston for the Bruins’ first regulation loss (5-1-1) of the season.
Brad Marchand scored twice for Boston in the loss. The Bruins put 42 shots on Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller but he turned aside 38 of them for an ugly win. Shockingly, the...
Claude Julien said it right after the game–the team was “defensively brain dead.” After building a 3-1 lead in the second period, the Bruins slowly lost momentum and quickly handed it over to the hungry and waiting Buffalo Sabres to take a 7-4 loss in Boston.
And you don’t ever hand anything over to Thomas Vanek.
A notoriously proclaimed “Bruins killer,” Vanek had five...
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By Mark Ludwiczak BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Florida Panthers overcame a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday at the First Niagara Center. Brian Campbell scored the winning goal with 10:33 remaining in the final period. The former Sabre found himself with plenty of net to shoot at after Tomas Kopecky tried to deke in front of the Buffalo net. The puck found its way...