Boston Bruins defeat Buffalo Sabres, 4-2

When he arrived at TD Garden prior to last night’s game, Steve Begin was surprised to see his jersey hanging in his stall with some additional tailoring on the front: the “A’’ that had previously been on the sweater of Marco Sturm.

Patrice Bergeron is the permanent alternate captain. But Claude Julien, like he did last year, will rotate the other “A’’ among players he feels are deserving of such merit. Last season, Sturm, Andrew Ference, P.J. Axelsson, and Stephane Yell...

The Bruins busted an 0-for-20 power-play slump with two man-advantage goals in the first, which gave them enough jump to record their first win in a week.

"Nice to see our power play give us the lead tonight," Claude Julien said. "We had a couple nice goals and some good net presence in front of the net."

Mark Recchi tipped Derek Morris's point shot past Jhonas Enroth for the first power-play goal. Recchi was involved in the second one as well, as he screened Enroth ...