When, where: Tonight, 7, at TD Banknorth Garden.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).
Records: Buffalo is 4-2 (third in Northeast); Boston is 3-4 (fifth in Northeast).
Goals: Daniel Briere 5, Maxim Afinogenov 3, J.P. Dumont 2, Paul Gaustad 2.
Assists: Thomas Vanek 4, Toni Lydman 3, Dumont 3.
Goaltender: Ryan Miller (4-2, 2.93 GAA).
Head to head: Sabres won, 4-1, Oct. 7.
Miscellany: Miller made 35 saves in the Sabres' home victory in the Bruins' second game . . . The Sabres are coming off a 3-2 loss Saturday to the Florida Panthers, who peppered Miller with 42 shots . . . The diminutive Briere leads Buffalo with 7 points.