Tuch’s 2nd goal gives Sabres 4-3 win in OT over Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Tuch scored his second goal of the recreation in time beyond regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres rallied for a 4-3 victory over the NHL-most effective Boston Bruins on Saturday for their sixth straight acquire.

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Tuch scored his next target of the match in additional time, and the Buffalo Sabres rallied for a 4-3 victory over the NHL-very best Boston Bruins on Saturday for their sixth straight gain.

Tage Thompson scored his team-leading 27th purpose and Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 37 photographs for the Sabres, who gained for just the second time in their previous 11 games against the Bruins.

Trailing 3-2 and skating with an additional attacker following pulling its goalie, Buffalo tied it when Dylan Cozens slipped a wrister earlier Jeremy Swayman with 1:37 to enjoy.

Boston’s Brad Marchand had scored the go-in advance purpose on a clean up breakaway right after placing up Patrice Bergeron’s tying score just more than 5 minutes into the third time period.

David Pastrnak extra his 25th target and Swayman manufactured 21 will save for the Bruins, who remained unbeaten in regulation at household at 18–3.

Tuch slipped a shot earlier Swayman from the slot for the game-winner.

Marchand had gathered Pastrnak’s go, skated up the middle and slipped a wrister among Luukkonen’s pads.

Bergeron’s tying score came when he one particular-timed Marchand’s go from the edge of the correct circle.

Tuch skated in on a breakaway and slipped a wrister inside of the remaining submit to set the Sabres ahead 2-1 early in the second period of time.

Boston had taken a 1- edge at 13:09 of the first when Pastrnak one-timed David Krejci’s cross-ice go, but Thompson gathered the puck in front of the internet and shifted all-around Swayman ahead of tucking it in at 16:13 of the period of time.

Remaining Targeted

Bruins mentor Jim Montgomery didn’t hesitate when asked if he was fearful about his workforce seeking in advance to the Wintertime Basic matchup versus the Pittsburgh Penguins at Fenway Park on Monday.

“Usually I’d be pretty involved about that, but not with this team,” he reported. “They are extremely, incredibly experienced. We just talked about the relevance of our keys to owning good results against the Sabres, who are a extremely, incredibly risky offensive workforce.”


Swayman made a remaining-arm conserve on Peyton Krebs’ breakaway early in the initially period of time just after Luukkonen went sprawling to make a left-pad halt on Nick Foligino’s shot.

NOTES: Bruins forward Tomas Nosek missed his next straight video game with an undisclosed injury, but Montgomery reported beforehand that “he’s carrying out improved. Do assume him to play in the Traditional.” … Thompson has a crew-foremost 51 points. … Boston won the very first conference involving the teams, 3-1, in Buffalo on Nov. 12.

UP Up coming

Sabres: At the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night.

Bruins: Winter season Traditional on Monday at Fenway towards the Penguins.


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Ken Powtak, The Involved Press