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Dennis Seidenberg has Bruins leading Sabres after one

Dennis Seidenberg [1] scored his fourth goal of the year when he sent a shot from the point past a Nathan Horton [2] screen and Sabres netminder Ryan Miller [3]. After one, the B’s have a 1-0 lead.

The B’s have 13 shots on net, with Tuukka Rask [4] stopping all 11 shots he saw in the period.

Steven Kampfer drew the game’s first penalty when he hooked Thomas Vanek as the winger came around the net and sent a pass to Jason Pominville, who was promptly robbed by Rask.

With Kampfer in the box, David Krejci [5] made a sharp move to keep the puck in the zone on a shorthanded bit. He sent it a few feet up Blake Wheeler [6], who was promptly tripped by Marc-Andre Gragnani, who was called up to take the place of the Drew Stafford (groin) in the lineup.

Vanek and Milan Lucic [7] would add penalties for slashing and tripping, respectively, with each team going 0-for-2 in the period. The Bruins’ best opportunity on the power play came when, with Vanek in the box, a puck bound in front of the net to Horton with Miller out of position. Rather than taking the easy shot, Horton looked for Michael Ryder [8], and the play disintegrated.