Only the weather and the Buffalo Sabres have been able to keep the Boston Bruins from piling up points this season.
Red-hot Thomas Vanek and the Sabres have another opportunity to continue that success.
After a major storm kept the Bruins from playing for a third straight win, they'll try to avenge their only regulation defeat of the season Sunday night in Buffalo.
Boston (7-1-1) has been one of the league's best teams in the early going, recording at least one point in all but one of its Eastern Conference-low nine games.
The Bruins were scheduled to host Tampa Bay on Saturday, but the game was postponed to an undetermined date after a major blizzard coated the Northeast.
The only time Boston failed to get at least one point in the standings was a 7-4 loss to Buffalo (5-6-1) at home Jan. 31, when they gave up four unanswered goals in the third period.
Boston followed that up with back-to-back road victories, rallying to beat Montreal 2-1 on Wednesday in the team's most recent...