Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 11/17/14

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 14: Thomas Vanek #26 of the Buffalo Sabres looks on against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 14, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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 broke open the flood gates with a goal a minute 38 seconds in. The Bruins would then answer with 3 of their own one from Peverley and 2 from Marchand.  Marchand had a highlight worthy goal as he swooped in from the wing making a sweet toe drag and finishing it by Ryan Miller. A two man advantage led to a Buffalo 5 on 3 power play goal by Thomas Vanek and moments later Tyler Ennis would tie it up, leaving the game tied at 3 going into the third. The Bruins started with energy, and Krejci quickly answered with a goal from the slot. Again Buffalo would surge back as Alexander Sulzer tied it back up. Vanek again w...
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