When, where: Tonight, 6, at
TV, radio: NESN, WBZ (1030).
Records: Buffalo is 36-30-3-9; Boston is 40-28-4-6.
Goals: Thomas Vanek 32, Derek Roy 31, Jason Pominville 27.
Assists: Pominville 51, Roy 45, Tim Connolly 33.
Goaltending: Ryan Miller (34-26-13, 2.66 GAA), Jocelyn Thibault (2-4-3, 3.76).
Head to head: This is the seventh of eight meetings. The teams have split, 3-3, but two of the Sabres' wins have come in overtime. The Sabres have lost three of the last four.
Miscellany: The Sabres are 6 points out of a playoff spot with four games to play (two against the Bruins) . . . The Sabres blew a two-goal lead with three minutes left against Montreal Friday, losing in OT, 4-3 . . . The Sabres are 2 for 24 on the power play the last five games . . . Miller set a franchise record for a goalie by playing in his 73d game Friday . . . Connolly (hip) is out for the season.