Found January 31, 2013 on NESN.com:
8 a.m. ET: The Bruins are already one-eighth of the way into their season, but they’ve yet to take on any Northeast Division rivals. That will change on Thursday night when they welcome the Buffalo Sabres to town. The B’s and Sabres will renew what’s become one of the game’s better rivalries at TD Garden on Thursday night. The B’s are flying high, entering the game with a 5-0-1 record, fresh off a big shootout win over the Devils on Tuesday. While the Bruins are right where they want to be, the Sabres are struggling out of the gates. They’ll enter Thursday’s clash in last place in the Northeast, with a 2-3-1 record in their first six games. The Sabres had a strong two-game start to the season with wins over the Flyers and Maple Leafs, but they haven’t won since, their most recent setback coming Tuesday night in overtime with a loss to the Leafs. The Sabres may be without agitating forward Patrick Kaleta on Thursday night. He suffered what Lindy Ruff described as a neck injury Tuesda...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Sabres F Kaleta out hospital

Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was released from the hospital Wednesday, after absorbing a hard hit late in the first period of Buffalo's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs Tuesday in Toronto. Kaleta, who has a history of head and neck problems, was boarded by Toronto's Mike Brown, who was assessed a minor penalty for the play. Kaleta skated off awkwardly with 2:26 left in the period...

Sabres' Kaleta released from hospital

Buffalo Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta was released from the hospital Wednesday after being held overnight for observation, but he did not travel with the team for Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins, the Buffalo News reported. Coach Lindy Ruff told the News that Kaleta was hospitalized because of a neck injury sustained after taking a hit from behind from Toronto'...

Brad Marchand Calls Lindy Ruff a ‘Big Shot,’ Blasts Sabres Coach for ‘Disrespectful’ Timeout

BOSTON — Many thought Thursday night’s Bruins-Sabres game would begin with some fireworks and controversy. However, it was what happened in the game’s final seconds that have some people talking. Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff called a timeout with just 13.6 seconds to play and his team leading 7-4. Ruff defended the move by saying he didn’t like having Lane MacDermid, a noted...

Lindy Ruff Says Sabres’ Offseason Bulk-Up Wasn’t Done to Match Up With Bruins’ Toughness

The Buffalo Sabres got tougher this offseason, and many think that has to do with the defending Northeast Division champion Bruins, who the Sabres continue to chase. Buffalo isn’t just chasing Boston in the standings, though. They also proved last season that they also lack the toughness that has become one of the Bruins’ best traits. The Sabres were criticized far and wide for...

Double Minors: Vanek powers Sabres

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's Trick Powers Sabres Past Bruins

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...

Brad Marchand vs. Lindy Ruff

Thursday night's game between the Bruins and the Sabres may not have gone how most people predicted. This includes not only the score of the highly offensive game, but the bad blood between these two teams as well. The result of the game was a 7-4 win for Buffalo, and an angry and offended Brad Marchand. But Marchand wasn't angry with a Buffalo player, but rather the man...

Maple Leafs 4, Sabres 3 (OT)

BUFFALO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs won in dramatic fashion over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night, 4-3, with Matt Frattin's late overtime winner. Frattin chipped the winner past Ryan Miller with just 1.5 seconds remaining in overtime. Frattin had two goals for the Leafs, including his overtime strike. On the goal, he drove past Sabres defenseman Jordan Leopold and went hard...

Gifs of the Night – 1/31

  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”   The post Gifs of the Night – 1/31 appeared first on The Hockey Guys.
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.