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First period summary: Bruins vs. Sabres
Posted By Mike Petraglia On March 29, 2010 @ 7:48 pm In General | No Comments
A good start but rough finished has left the Bruins trailing the Sabres, 2-1, after 20 minutes at TD Garden.
The Bruins were buzzing around Buffalo goalie Ryan Miller  for the first 10 minutes, resulting in several quality chances, a penalty shot and eventually rewarded with a pretty goal from David Krejci  at 7:43.
Moments earlier, Marco Sturm  broke in on a quick rush and was hooked from behind by Craig Rivet. Sturm was awarded a penalty shot but his shot – a routine backhander – was stopped easily by Miller.
Following the Krejci goal, a switch seemed to go on for the Sabres as they applied pressure on Thomas and controlled the final half of the period. Tyler Myers threw a soft shot from the right point through a heavy screen in front of Thomas to tie the game two minutes after the Krejci goal.
Then Paul Gaustad gave the Sabres the lead with a backhander that seemed to fool Thomas and put Buffalo up, 2-1, just 80 seconds later.
Boston outshot the Sabres, 14-11, in the period.
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