Christian Ehrhoff scored the game-winner with 10:58 remaining and the Buffalo Sabres rallied for three goals in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Friday night.
Turns out, Mother Nature could only delay the Boston Bruins from continuing what’s become their hottest start in franchise history.
The B’s played their game plan nearly to perfection to squeak out a hard-fought road victory Sunday night over a division rival.
The Boston Bruins will not play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, as scheduled.
Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich on Friday morning, and hopes everyone wishes former B’s netminder Tim Thomas well in the future.
Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been cleared for contact, and was back on the ice for Boston Thursday afternoon.
What was worse: Why we all thought Lindy Ruff took the timeout, or the coach’s explanation?
The Boston-Buffalo rivalry, almost always contained within the same division for more than 30 years, has endured a roller-coaster existence.
It was a rare scene in Boston, as Shawn Thornton lost a fight early on in a loss to the Sabres.
Thomas Vanek had three goals and two assists, setting up the tiebreaking score with 13:06 left in the third period on Thursday night to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 7-4 victory over the Boston Bruins.