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NHL: Boston 3, Buffalo 1

March 8, 2012 at 9:57 PM

BOSTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Tim Thomas blanked Buffalo over the final two periods Thursday, allowing the Boston Bruins to rally for a 3-1 victory over the Sabres.

Boston, which defeated Toronto Tuesday, has won back-to-back games for the first time in almost two months. Despite their struggles, the Bruins are still out front of the Northeast Division.

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Jason Pominville scored the only goal off Thomas late in the first period, but the Bruins tied it in the second on Gregory Campbell's tip-in.

Johnny Boychuk and David Krejci then scored in a span of 2:58 of the third period to seal the victory. Boychuk's goal came on a long-range slap shot from the right side.

Thomas made 19 saves, 14 of them coming over the second and third periods. Jhonas Enroth allowed three goals on 28 shots.

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