When, where: Sunday, 7 p.m., at First Niagara Center, Buffalo.

  TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).

  Goals: Thomas Vanek 11, Jason Pominville 6, Cody Hodgson 5.

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  Assists: Vanek 12, Pominville 8, Marcus Foligno 6.

  Goaltending: Ryan Miller (4-4-1, 3.19 GAA), Jhonas Enroth (0-2-0, 4.75).

  Head to head: This is the second of five meetings. The Sabres won the first, 7-4, Jan. 31 in Boston.

  Miscellany: Vanek, who had a hat trick in the first meeting, has registered at least 1 point in all but one game this season. He has six multi-point games, including a pair of 5-point performances . . . Forward Patrick Kaleta (neck) and defensemen Andrej Sekera (foot) returned to the lineup for Saturday night’s game against the Islanders. Defenseman Tyler Myers (league-worst minus-9) was a healthy scratch. Myers has just 1 point, the winning goal in the Sabres’ season opener.