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When, where: Tonight, 7, at HSBC Arena, Buffalo.

TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).

Records: Buffalo is 51-21-3-4 (first in the Eastern Conference with 109 points); Boston is 35-39-2-4 (13th in the Eastern Conference with 76 points).

Goals: Thomas Vanek 40, Chris Drury 37, Jason Pominville 33.

Assists: Daniel Briere 63, Derek Roy and Brian Campbell 41, Vanek 39.

Goaltending: Ryan Miller (38-16-6, 2.79 GAA), Ty Conklin (3-4-2, 3.27).

Head to head: This is the last of eight meetings. Buffalo leads the season series, 5-2. The Bruins won the most recent matchup, 4-3, in a shootout Feb. 17.

Miscellany: By beating the Penguins, 4-1, Tuesday, the Sabres clinched first place in the Eastern Conference . . . Vanek leads the league in plus/minus with plus-42 . . . Miller ranks fifth in the league in wins . . . Buffalo is 7-2-1 in its last 10 games.

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