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When, where: Tonight, 7, at HSBC Area, Buffalo.
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).
Records: Buffalo is 31-11-4 (first in the Northeast Division with 66 points); Boston is 21-18-4 (fourth in the Northeast Division with 46 points).
Goals: Chris Drury and Thomas Vanek 23, Maxim Afinogenov and Jason Pominville, 20.
Assists: Daniel Briere 36, Afinogenov 27, Vanek and Derek Roy 23.
Goaltending: Ryan Miller (22-8-3, 2.61 GAA), Martin Biron (9-3-1, 3.10 GAA).
Head to head: This is the fourth of eight meetings. Buffalo leads the series, 2-1, but the Bruins won, 3-2, in a shootout Monday in Boston.
Miscellany: The Sabres are in their longest losing streak of the season, three games . . . When Miller, Briere, and Brian Campbell play in the All-Star Game, it will mark the first time in NHL history that three players from the same team make their All-Star debuts as starters . . . The Sabres have dropped five of seven, including their last three at home . . . Forward Jochen Hecht is expected to miss the next three games with what coach Lindy Ruff called a lower body injury, sustained in the third period Monday.