Boston Bruins defeat Buffalo Sabres, 2-1

BUFFALO - Milan Lucic was back at work last night, playing his second game in as many nights after fracturing his right index finger Oct.

16, but it will be a while before the hulking left winger is able to use all his tools.

One of the game’s best and most feared pugilists, Lucic won’t be able to perform the sweet science for at least another month.

“No, can’t fight,’’ said Lucic, intent on following doctor’s orders, which will have him out of the fight game until t...

BUFFALO - In a season full of missteps, miscues, and inconsistent offense, the Bruins took a second strong step forward in as many nights, pinning a 2-1 loss on the Sabres when Patrice Bergeron tipped home Zdeno Chara’s long-range wrister with 47 seconds gone in overtime at HSBC Arena last night.

The victory, the second straight in extra time, provided what may be the first signs of substantive traction in what has been a frustrating season for the Bruins, who finished ...