■ When, where: Tonight, 7, at TD Garden.
■ TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■ Goals: Thomas Vanek 5, Clarke MacArthur 5, Tim Connolly 4, Drew Stafford 4.
■ Assists: Derek Roy 9, Connolly 8, Jason Pominville 7.
■ Goaltending: Ryan Miller (9-2-1, 1.89 GAA), Patrick Lalime (0-1-0, 4.14).
■ Head to head: This is the first of six meetings this season. The Sabres went 4-2 against the Bruins last season.
■ Miscellany: Miller entered play last night first in the league in save percentage (.941) and second in goals-against average. He’s well on his way to a fifth straight 30-win season . . . Last season, the teams met four times by Nov. 26. This season, they won’t play their fourth matchup until Feb. 9 . . . Tyler Myers, 19, is one of the youngest players in the NHL. The 6-foot-8-inch defenseman, taken 12th overall in the 2008 draft, is also the second-tallest player in the league behind the Bruins’ Zdeno Chara (6-9). He scored his third goal of the season in the Sabres’ 5-2 home loss to Philadelphia.