All done at the Garden. Bruins, 2-1.
19:15 3d period: Bruins 2-1
Timeout Buffalo. Defensive-zone faceoff for the Bruins. Ryan Miller off.
13:47 3d period: Bruins 2-1
After the whistle, Vladimir Sobotka vs. Andrej Sekera. Raffi Torres trying his best to get Andrew Ference to go. All starts with Craig Rivet and Ference going at each other after the whistle. Sobotka (fighting), Sekera (fighting), Rivet (roughing), Dennis Wideman (roughing), Torres (10-minute misconduct), and Ference (10-minute misconduct) get tagged with penalties.
12:57 3d period: Bruins 2-1
Mark Recchi bumps Tim Kennedy off the puck, gains control, and feeds Patrice Bergeron in front. Bergeron whacks a one-timer past Ryan Miller from the slot.
8:47 3d period: 1-1
Clever flip by David Krejci for Marco Sturm in front, but Ryan Miller bricks up the net. Bruins increasing their net-front presence.
3:12 3d period: 1-1
Ryan Miller turns aside Michael Ryder’s shot-range snap shot.
20:00 2d period: 1-1
Tuukka Rask finishes the second with a kick save on Tyler Myers. Steve Begin gets a Myers stick in the face, but no call.
18:51 2d period: 1-1
Andrew Ference off for tripping.
16:49 2d period: 1-1
Marco Sturm off for holding the stick.
15:06 2d period: 1-1
Vladimir Sobotka draws an interference call on Andrej Sekera. Sobotka making an impact on every shift.
12:19 2d period: 1-1
Paul Gaustad called for interference.
9:52 2d period: 1-1
Matt Ellis is back on the bench.
8:39 2d period: 1-1
Still no sign of Matt Ellis.
7:18 2d period: 1-1
Daniel Paille with the partial breakaway, but Andrej Sekera keeps him from gtting a shot off.
5:48 2d period: 1-1
Johnny Boychuk smokes Ryan Ellis at the offensive blue. Ellis to the room favoring right shoulder. Hardest hit of the series.
3:57 2d period: 1-1
Bruins 10 for 10 on the PK so far.
1:57 2d period: 1-1
Milan Lucic off for high-sticking Craig Rivet. First PP for Buffalo.
20:00 1st period: 1-1
Buffalo with a 14-10 shot advantage. Tuukka Rask’s rebound control just a tick off tonight.
18:49 1st period: 1-1
Tuukka Rask flashes the glove to stop Derek Roy.
15:17 1st period: 1-1
During four-on-four play, Dennis Wideman joins the rush, takes a Vladimir Sobotka backhand feed, and labels a one-timer over Ryan Miller’s blocker. Matt Hunwick had jumped up too, giving Sobotka a passing lane for Wideman.
13:18 1st period: Sabres 1-0
Paul Gaustad and Andrew Ference go off with matching minors following a goalmouth pileup.
12:58 1st period: Sabres 1-0
Sabres getting their forecheck going. Lots of D-to-D passing by the Bruins.
12:15 1st period: Sabres 1-0
Lots of room for Toni Lydman to rack up a slap shot. Save by Tuukka Rask.
6:57 1st period: Sabres 1-0
Mike Grier takes a pass from Raffi Torres and whips a wrister over the glove of Tuukka Rask. Great shot by Grier.
4:31 1st period: 0-0
Marco Sturm with the open one-timer, and Ryan Miller with the stop. Great action at both ends. Far better start for the Bruins tonight than in first two.
0:00 1st period: 0-0
Thomas Vanek is out. Drew Stafford is in. Chris Butler is the healthy scratch. Trent Whitfield, Brad Marchand, Andrew Bodnarchuk, and Jeff Penner are the healthy scratches for the Bruins.