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Sabres fall short to Bruins, 3-2

A pair of power-play goals from Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk broke a 1-1 tied in the third period and stood as the difference in a 3-2 loss for the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden on Sunday.

DeBrusk’s goals were scored 18 seconds apart after Johan Larsson was assessed concurrent minor penalties at the 1:23 mark of the period. David Pastrnak also scored for the Bruins, while Tuukka Rask made 24 saves.

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Rasmus Ristolainen and Curtis Lazar scored goals for the Sabres. Linus Ullmark made 19 saves.

The Sabres controlled the first period to the tune of a 7-2 shot advantage. The Bruins’ second shot, however, came off the stick of Pastrnak on a 2-on-1 rush to open the scoring with 7:21 remaining.

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