Boston Bruins defeat Buffalo Sabres, 3-2

David Krejci scored the winner in the third round of the shootout, and rookie Tuukka Rask made 43 saves to help the Boston Bruins send the Buffalo Sabres to their fifth consecutive loss with a 3-2 win Tuesday night.

Daniel Paille scored twice in regulation for Boston (25-22-11), which has won two straight after enduring a 10-game winless streak.

Derek Roy and rookie Tyler Myers scored for the sliding Sabres (32-18-8), who are just 2-7-2 in their last 11 games. Ryan M...

After Daniel Paille, one of the most snakebitten Bruins, tucked two first-period pucks behind Team USA’s presumed No. 1 netminder last night, it was almost certain that Ryan Miller would not allow such nonsense to continue.

“I know Ryan,’’ said Paille, the ex-Sabre. “He doesn’t like getting scored on, especially two in the first. He definitely wanted to do better for his team in the last two periods and in overtime.’’

Right on cue, after Paille’s second strike found...