When, where: Tonight, 7, at TD Banknorth Garden.
TV, radio: NESN, WODS-FM (103.3).
Records: Buffalo is 23-21-1-6; Boston is 27-20-2-3.
Goals: Derek Roy 19, Jochen Hecht 17, Ales Kotalik 14, Thomas Vanek 14.
Assists: Brian Campbell 30, Jason Pominville 30, Tim Connolly 24.
Goaltending: Ryan Miller (21-17-5, 2.43), Jocelyn Thibault (2-4-2, 3.78).
Head to head: This will be the fourth of seven meetings this season. The Bruins lead the season series, 2-1. In the last meeting, Alex Auld stopped 44 shots in a 4-1 Bruins win Dec. 10 in Buffalo.
Miscellany: Buffalo's three-game winning streak was snapped Friday in a 5-4 shootout loss to Atlanta . . . Miller has been cleared to play after suffering a bone bruise against the Thrashers . . . Maxim Afinogenov's return from a slight groin tear was delayed when he left yesterday's practice early after experiencing pain. He has missed 13 games.