*The Sabres will play Northeast division opponents in eight of their 10 games from Jan. 29 to Feb. 15. They are 3-2-1 against the Northeast so far this season.
*Buffalo is 4-0-1 in their last five home games vs. BOS and 17-2-5 (.813) at home against the Bruins since the 2005-06 season.
After 1st period: BOS 0 – BUF 0
*Christian Ehrhoff’s TOI of 8:55 leads all skaters on either team; he has skated 1:49 longer than the next closest Sabres skater (Sulzer– 7:06).
*The first period was the fifth scoreless period the Sabres have played this season. The last was the first period of these teams’ last matchup on Jan. 31 at BOS (7-4 BUF win).
*Buffalo is 3-3-1 when tied after the first period; Boston is 4-1-0 when tied after one.
After 2nd period: BOS 1 – BUF 1
*With his goal, Tyler Ennis has five points (3+2) in his last four games.
*Entering tonight’s game, the Sabres are 45-13-9 all-time when Ennis records a point; they are 23-3-2 when he tallies at least two.
*The Sabres are out-hitting the Bruins, 19-8.
*Jochen Hecht is 8-for-9 on faceoffs tonight.
*The Sabres are 1-3-1 when allowing the first goal; the Bruins are 4-0-0 when scoring the first goal.
*Buffalo is 3-2-0 when tied after the second period; Boston is 3-1-0 when tied after two.
Final: BOS 3 – BUF 1
*The Sabres failed to get a point in a home game against the Bruins for the first time since Nov. 3, 2010. They were 4-0-1 in their last five home contests against the Bruins.
*Jason Pominville has now been held without a point in consecutive home games for the first time since Feb. 25-26, 2011.
*The Sabres fall to 1-3-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets. They have swept one set, been swept twice, and split one.