BUFFALO — Tuukka Rask made 32 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins won their fifth straight game, 2-0 against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Tuesday.
Brad Marchand and Connor Clifton scored for the Bruins (26-12-6).
Dustin Tokarski, in his fifth straight start, made 36 saves for the Sabres (12-27-7).
Marchand gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead when he got to a rebound at the side of the net and scored with a backhand at 8:06 of the first period.
Clifton made it 2-0 at 3:03 of the second period when his shot trickled through Tokarski’s pads and went in off the goalie’s skate.
The Sabres were 0-for-6 on the power play; the Bruins were 0-for-4.
The teams play again here Thursday and Friday.