■When, where: Tonight, 7, at TD Garden.
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Thomas Vanek 17, Drew Stafford 15, Tyler Ennis 11.
■Assists: Vanek 20, Jordan Leopold 16, Jason Pominville 15.
■Goaltending: Ryan Miller (18-14-4, 2.67), Patrick Lalime (0-4-0, 3.03), Jhonas Enroth (2-2-1, 2.89).
■Head to head: This is the fifth of six meetings. The teams split the first four. Boston won the first two, Buffalo the last two.
■Miscellany: Stafford, a top-line forward, has a mild groin injury and is expected to miss the game. He had five goals in the last eight games . . . Buffalo’s top center, Derek Roy, is already out for the season with a torn quadriceps tendon . . . The Sabres beat the Canadiens, 2-1, in overtime Tuesday night.