Tyler Seguin scored two times and had a help as the Boston Bruins elevated their season-high winning streak to 5 with a 6-2 victory above the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday evening. Odds
Brad Marchand had a goal and two helps, Rich Peverley and Chris Kelly had a goal and an assist each, and Zdeno Chara aided on two goals for Boston ( 8-7 ), which has a winning record for the first time this season.
The Bruins, who got goals Sixteen seconds apart from Seguin and Nathan Horton in the 2nd period, have scored 30 goals during their longest streak since winning 7 straight last spring. Las Vegas odds
Tim Thomas made 21 saves as the Bruins held the Sabres to 23 shots and finished Buffalo’s four-game winning streak.
Ryan Miller stopped Nineteen of 22 shots before being pulled after the second period.
Seguin has 11 goals, matching his total from last season when he was a greenhorn with the Stanley Cup champion Bruins. He put the Bruins up 2-1 when he and Marchand broke free for a 2-on-1 break with 6:31 left in the 2nd. Marchand grabbed a turnover at center ice, then slipped a crossing pass to set up a simple chip in for Seguin’s Tenth goal.
Fans didn’t also have an opportunity to sit down prior to Horton skated down the left side and fired a wrist shot past Miller to put Boston ahead 3-1 with 6:15 remaining.
It was actually the ninth time this season the Bruins have scored 2 goals in just a minute.
Miller was replaced by Jhonas Enroth for the third period, the 2nd time in three games Miller has been pulled.
Buffalo’s backup did not have a chance when Peverley put a pass across the crease to Kelly for a simple tap-in with 14:32 left, and again on Seguin’s 2nd of the game.
Patrice Bergeron broke to the left and dropped a backhand pass to the slot, where Seguin fired an one-timer past Enroth to make it 5-1 with 12:49 remaining.
Marchand added a goal on a backhander with 10:08 to play.
Marc-Andre Grangnani scored his first objective of the season for Buffalo late in the third period.
Buffalo took a 1-0 on a misplay by Thomas, who got handcuffed on a shot by Thomas Vanek. Thomas knocked the puck back behind the net and Vanek banked the bounce off Thomas ‘ pads and into the net with 14:22 left.
Boston tied it when Peverley scored with 12:20 left in the 2nd.
The game was chippy throughout, particularly after Boston’s Milan Lucic almost had a breakaway till Miller skated out and played the puck, then got leveled by Lucic. Miller’s mask flew off and he took a wild swipe from his seat at Lucic with his goalkeeper stick just prior to 2 Sabres jumped on Lucic.