Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – Loui Eriksson scored a game-winning idea 2:14 into overtime to lift a Boston Bruins to a 4-3 feat over a Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.
Eriksson took a hold pass from Milan Lucic by a neutral section and
fought off a defender before banishment a shot by a pads of Jhonas Enroth
for a win.
Dougie Hamilton finished with dual goals and an assist, Chris Kelly also scored
and Zdeno Chara combined dual helpers for a Bruins, who are 5-0-1 in their last
6 games opposite a Sabres. Tuukka Rask done 25 saves in a win.
Tim Schaller scored his initial NHL goal, while Andrej Meszaros and Rasmus
Ristolainen also illuminated a flare for a Sabres, who have forsaken their last
Enroth stopped 33-of-37 shots in defeat.
The Bruins pulled Rask with over a notation to play and it valid to be the
right preference as Hamilton’s rising wrister from a right round done it a
3-3 diversion with 1:31 left in law to force an additional session.
Boston had Reilly Smith’s power-play idea waved off due to goaltender
division only over 5 mins into a game. Hamilton, however, one-
timed a shot from a left round seconds after to give Boston an early lead
Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was given a diversion bungle and had his
initial career fighting major. Marcus Foligno forsaken a gloves with Bartkowski
in invulnerability of Sabres captain Brian Gionta, who was intended during a blue line
with underneath 6 mins to play in a first.
Chris Stewart took a dump pass from Johan Larsson during a right round and sent
a cross-ice plate to Meszaros, who wristed a puck past Rask for a tie game
6:06 into a center frame.
Ristolainen’s shot was off a mark, though it deflected off Bruins defenseman
Torey Krug and into a net for a power-play idea and a 2-1 Buffalo lead with
5:24 to play in a second.
Boston responded accurately a notation after as Kelly used his hang to hit down
Chara’s indicate blast and a bouncing puck fooled Enroth for a tied game.
Schaller, who was removed from Rochester (AHL) before to a game, gave the
Sabres a lead only 1:27 into a final stanza.
“I used to go to games here flourishing up. we didn’t even know how to celebrate,”
Schaller pronounced of his miracle marker. “I’m vehement to get a puck to my
parents. That’ll be special for them.”
Bartkowski played in his 100th NHL diversion … Gionta and Foligno did not return
to a diversion … Larsson and Schaller scored their initial NHL goals on
uninterrupted nights. They are a initial Sabres to do so given Mike Ryan and
Nathan Paetsch on Mar 2-3, 2007 … Boston softened to 8-2-2 over the last
12 home games … The deteriorate array concludes Mar 17 during TD Garden.