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Tuch has 4 points, Sabres defeat Bruins in OT for 6th straight win

Boston — alex touch He had two goals and two assists, including scoring with 1:07 left in overtime in the Buffalo Sabers’ 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Saturday.

The glove side where the touch was scored from the slot away from the drop path Dylan Cozens.

“Four points, he was great,” said Sabers coach Don Granato. “Of course it was his night to stand up, direct, influence and take over. He’s had a solid NHL career so far, but the potential he holds is immense. We is what I’ve been talking about.”

Cozens scored goals and assists, Ukko Pekka Luckonen With 37 saves for the Sabers (18-14-2), the Sabers are now 11-3-2 with six straight wins after losing eight straight in regulation from November 4-19.

“It was clear they were clearly not losing in regulation (at home), so we wanted to be the first team to do that,” said Tuch. and then took two penalties to make it 5 to 3. Kills did a great job, UPL did a great job with some big saves, we found a way. It shows the kind of team we have this year. we know

Brad Marchand When David Pastanak The Bruins (28-4-4), who each had goals and assists, extended their season-opening home point streak to 21 games (18-0-3). Jeremy Swayman Recorded 21 saves.

Boston next faces the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic at Fenway Park on Monday (2pm ET, TNT, SN, TVAS).

“It was a disappointing result,” Marchand said. “We had the game. We were wasting it with all our might.” It’s an exciting time.”

VIDEO: BUF@BOS: Tuch Takes Pass From Cozens, Scores In OT

Dylan Cozens In a 3-3 draw, with 1:37 remaining in the third period, Luckonen scored an extra skater.

Rasmus Darling Started the play by blocking Pasternak’s attempt at an empty net. He then sent the puck onto the ice, where Touch beat Icing and dropped a pass to Cozens, who scored from the right faceoff circle with a shot that squeaked Swayman.

“I was a little concerned about it, and I think it let him down,” Cozens said. I think I was, but in the end I ended up on the short side and I think I just found my way and that’s lucky for me but it was a great play by Tuch hit the icing and dropped it on me Please, and a great play by Darling.”

Before Cozens’ goal, Luukkonen made five saves during Boston’s 5-3 power play, lasting 1:56.

“Dialed in,” Granert said. “We’ve seen it. We’ve seen him build and progress with him. More confident and more comfortable in our system where shots can come and failures can happen. He’s reading it. He’s reading those situations.

Video: BUF@BOS: Thompson Gets Sabers On Board

Pasternak gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead with a one-timer from a cross-ice pass from the left circle at 13:09 of the first period David Craig.

VIDEO: BUF@BOS: Pasternak Goes for Goal on One-Timer

Thompson drew 1-1 at 16:13. A touch hits the Bruins defense after he forces a turnover in the zone Jeff Skinner Thompson reached around Swayman’s outstretched glove to get the puck into the net.

Touch then put Buffalo ahead 2–1 at 2:03 of the second period, sliding in one and beating Swayman’s blocker side with a wrist shot.

Patrice Bergeron It was tied 2-2 at 5:16 of the 3rd period. He scored a one-timer power play goal from the right circle from a feed from Marchand who scored on a breakaway to give the Bruins a 3-2 lead at 12:25.

Boston coach Jim Montgomery said, “I think we’ll clean this up quickly and start focusing on the great event that’s coming up. “The Winter Classic is like the Super Bowl in regular season hockey. It’s a great time. It’s a great event, it’s a special event and it’s going to be at Fenway, so I think our hearts are going there quite a bit.Hurry up and get excited for the Winter Classic.”

Note: The Bruins tied the record for the longest home point streak since opening the season (19-0 with two ties in 1973-74). … Buffalo is 14-0-1 as he leads after two periods. … The Bruins lost in overtime for the first time this season (3-1).