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D'Agostini scores 22 seconds into OT in lifting Sabres to 5-4 win over Bruins

Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 10:25 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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D'Agostini scores 22 seconds into OT in lifting Sabres to 5-4 win over Bruins

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Matt D'Agostini outraced Zdeno Chara to a loose puck and scored 22 seconds into overtime in lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

Matt Moulson forced overtime by scoring with 53 seconds left in regulation in a game the Sabres won after squandering a 3-1 second-period lead. Brian Flynn had a goal and assist, while Tyler Myers and Zemgus Girgensons also scored for Buffalo.

Coming off a 3-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday, the Sabres (17-34-8) won consecutive games for only the third time this season, and first since Dec. 17-19.

Chara, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand and Chris Kelly scored for the Atlantic Division-leading Bruins (37-16-5), in their first game after the NHL's two-week Olympic break.

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