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Sunday night Ryan Miller stopped 36 shots one day after he made 41 saves. While Miller's effort once again was outstanding, the rest of the team let him down against Boston.
Buffalo was outshot 23-13 over the final two periods. Maybe fatigue was a factor after playing against the Islanders on Saturday night. The Sabres took awful penalties, and surrendered the puck too many times. Boston went 1-for-5 on the powerplay. The Sabres went 0-for 3.
Defensemen Robyn Regehr returned after missing seven games with a lower body injury, while Tyler Myers was a healthy scratch for a second staight game.
The Bruins earned their 17th point, the most they've had through 10 games. The previous best was 16 points over that span, set four times - the last in 1978-79, when Boston opened 7-1-2.
The 9th-ranked Syracuse Orange improved to 20-3 for the season and 8-2 in the Big East. Syracuse won its 37th straight home game, which is the nation’s longest active home-court winning streak.
James Southerland returned from a six-game absense due to an eligibility issues and tallied 13 points. Syracuse had gone 4-2 without Southerland, but his presence back in the lineup make the Orange a legitimate Final Four contender.
Syracuse made 10 out of 22 shots from 3-point range. Michael Carter-Williams had 17 points and eight assists, while BrandonTriche scored 16 points with seven assists. CJ Fair was fabulous again leading the way with 17 points and nine rebounds.
Jim Boeheim recorded his 35th season with 20 wins over more. SU is 20-3 and 8-2 in Big East play.