Sabres Blanked in Boston 4-0

November 07, 2016 - 2:16 pm
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Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and the Bruins racked up 3 power play goals en route to a 4-0 blowout win over the Sabres on Monday.

Scoring
  • Brad Marchand's power play goal opened the scoring 5:44 into the 2nd period. Marchand gathered a loose puck in front of the Buffalo net and whipped it past Lehner for the 1-0 Boston lead.
  • With both Zemgus Girgensons and Jake McCabe serving 4-minute penalties, the Bruins struck again on the power play. David Krejci ripped a shot from the top of the faceoff circle, making it 2-0.
  • Riley Nash made it 3-0 at 14:41 of the 2nd, a shot that deflected in front and into the Buffalo net.
  • Boston's 3rd power play goal of the evening upped the lead to 4-0 in the final period. David Pastrnak's 8th came about midway through the 3rd.

Game Notes
  • With his goal on Monday, Marchand now has 16 in 32 games against the Sabres.
  • Rask recorded his 32nd shutout, moving past Tim Thomas on the list of most shutouts in franchise history.


1st Period
Goals

None

Penalties
5:34 - BOS - Dominic Moore (2 min., hooking)
10:29 - BUF - Ryan O'Reilly (2 min., tripping)
17:29 - BOS - Ryan Spooner (2 min., slashing)

2nd Period
Goals

5:44 - BOS - Brad Marchand (5) (PPG) (Matt Beleskey, David Pastrnak)
10:12 - BOS - David Krejci (1) (PPG) (Ryan Spooner, Torey Krug)
14:41 - BOS - Riley Nash (1) (Unassisted)

Penalties
4:03 - BUF - Ryan O'Reilly (2 min., high sticking)
7:50 - BUF - Zemgus Girgensons (4 min. double minor, high sticking)
9:16 - BUF - Jake McCabe (2 min., tripping)
9:16 - BUF - Jake McCabe (2 min., unsportsmanlike conduct)
18:06 - BOS - Brandon Carlo (2 min., holding)

3rd Period
Goals

9:45 - BUF - David Pastrnak (8) (PPG) (John-Michael Liles, Austin Czarnik)

Penalties
3:47 - BUF - Derek Grant (2 min., interference)
8:50 - BUF - Derek Grant (2 min., interference)
8:50 - BUF - Derek Grant (5 min., fighting)
8:50 - BOS - Matt Beleskey (5 min., fighting)

Goaltending
BUF - Robin Lehner (38 saves, 42 shots)
BOS - Tuukka Rask (32 saves, 32 shots)

Power Plays
BUF - 0 of 3
BOS - 3 of 8

Postgame Audio
Dan Bylsma



Ryan O'Reilly


Jake McCabe

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