Final

Series (Game 4 of 8)

Buffalo leads 6-2

Game 1: Saturday, October 21st
Sabres6Final
Bruins2
Game 2: Thursday, November 2nd
Sabres5Final
SO
Bruins4
Game 3: Monday, January 15th
Sabres2Final
SO
Bruins3
Game 4: Wednesday, January 17th
Bruins3Final
Sabres6
Game 5: Tuesday, January 30th
Bruins1Final
Sabres7
Game 6: Thursday, February 1st
Sabres3Final
Bruins1
Game 7: Saturday, February 17th
Bruins4Final
SO
Sabres3
Game 8: Thursday, April 5th
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Sabres4

Bruins 3

(21-19-4, 46 pts)

Sabres 6

(32-11-4, 68 pts)

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2007

First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 3 T
BOS 2 0 13
BUF 3 0 36

D. Paille (Sabres - LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0

M. Afinogenov (Sabres - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

P. Kessel (Bruins - RW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0

Bruins-Sabres Preview

AP Sports Writer

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Brian Campbell and Maxim Afinogenov scored 4 minutes apart in the third period, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

The loss spoiled a breakout game for Bruins rookie Phil Kessel, who enjoyed the first two-goal game of his career, in only his fifth game back since having surgery for testicular cancer.

Daniel Paille scored twice, including an empty-netter in the final minute, to help the Sabres snap a season-worst three-game winless streak (0-2-1). Thomas Vanek and Derek Roy also scored as Buffalo also ended a three-game home losing skid.

Glen Murray also scored for the Bruins, who settled for a split of the home-at-home series after a 3-2 shootout win over the Sabres at Boston on Monday. Boston dropped to 2-6-1 in the last nine games and has lost five straight on the road -- the team's worst stretch since going 0-5 in the final month of last season.

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