With only five games remaining, Buffalo takes on Boston in the push to make the playoffs

@ 7:30 PM

Last Game:
Boston: Apr 13 @ Hurricanes-Bruins Lost 2-4

Buffalo: Apr 14 vs. Lightning-Sabres Won 3-1

Boston: 26-11-4
Buffalo: 18-19-6

Boston: 56
Buffalo: 42

Rank In Conference:
Boston: 4th
Buffalo: 10th

Power Play Ranking:
Boston: 15.1(24th)
Buffalo: 12.1(30th)

Penalty Kill Ratings:
Boston: 89.7(1st)
Buffalo: 78.2(26th)

Goals For:
Boston: 112(14th)
Buffalo: 106(19th)

Goals Against:
Boston: 89(3rd)
Buffalo: 124(T-22nd)

Shots For:
Boston: 1300(7th)
Buffalo: 1199(19th)

Shots Against:
Boston: 1171(8th)
Buffalo: 1422(30th)

Blocked Shots:
Boston: 568(21st)
Buffalo: 657(10th)

Boston: 1014(14th)
Buffalo: 991(16th)

Face-Off Percentage:
Boston: 56.2(1st)
Buffalo: 46.5(29th)

Team Leaders:

Boston: Marchand(16), Jagr and Seguin(15), Horton(13), Bergeron(10)
Buffalo: Vanek(16), Hodgson(13), Ennis(10), Ott(8)

Boston: Krejci(22), Bergeron(21), Jagr and Lucic(18), Marchand(17)
Buffalo: Vanek(18), Hodgson and Ennis(17), Ott(15), Ehrhoff(14), Foligno(12)

Boston: Marchand and Jagr(33), Bergeron and Krejci(31), Seguin(29)
Buffalo: Vanek(34), Hodgson(30), Ennis(27), Ott(23)

Boston: Bergeron(+23), Marchand(+22), Seguin(+21), Seidenberg(+15)
Buffalo: Ehrhoff(+13), Flynn(+10), Ott(+7), Hecht, Porter, Pardy(+5)

Penalty Minutes:
Boston: Lucic(61), Chara(60), Thornton(53), McQuaid(49)
Buffalo: Ott(74), Kaleta(67), Weber(64), Scott(52)

Boston: Seguin(132), Horton(112), Jagr(105), Chara(99), Bergeron(93)
Buffalo: Stafford(109), Hodgson(106), Ennis(101), Vanek(100), Ehrhoff(96)

Blocked Shots:
Boston: Seidenberg(96), Boychuk(77), Chara(58), Ference(52)
Buffalo: Weber(85), Ehrhoff(75), Sekera(64), Myers(56)

Boston: Lucic(122), Seidenberg(95), Chara(94), Ference(78)
Buffalo: Ott(177), Weber(108), Foligno(96), Kaleta(81)

Face-Off Wins:
Boston: Bergeron(453), Krejci(316), Peverley(196), Kelly(178), Campbell(160)
Buffalo: Hodgson(342), Ott(276), Ennis(157), Hecht(138)

Tonights’ Starting Goaltender Matchup:
Boston: Tuukka Rask 17-8-4 1.99 GAA .929 SV% 3 SO
Buffalo: Jhonas Enroth 4-2-1 2.40 GAA .924 SV% 1 SO

Last Meeting: Mar 31 @ Sabres-Bruins Won 2-0

Season Series: Tied 2-2-0
All-Time: Bruins Lead 147-128-37
All-Time @ BOS: Bruins Lead 90-50-16

This Day In Sabres History:

April 17, 1994
Dominik Hasek makes 30 saves in the Meadowlands as the Sabres shut out the Devils 2-0 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Todd Simon makes his only goal as a Sabre count — he pots the game-winner. In the net opposite Hasek? Rookie Martin Brodeur.

Injury Report:
Boston: Savard PCS(IR/Out), Marchand Concussion(Out), Bergeron Concussion(Probable)
Buffalo: Sulzer Knee Surgery(IR/Out), Leino Upper Body(Out), Myers Broken Leg(Out)

Final 4 Games:
Apr 19 vs. New York Rangers 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
Apr 20 at Pittsburgh Penguins 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
Apr 22 vs. Winnipeg Jets 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
Apr 26 vs. New York Islanders 7:00 PM(MSG HD)

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