Bruins Not Prepared to Play ‘Desperate’ Sabres Team in Uncharacteristic Third Period (Video)

The Bruins played great for most of Friday, but couldn’t cross the finish line in the matter they’d prefer.

The Sabres played like a desperate team during the third period, catching the Bruins off-guard and scoring three unanswered goals. That turned a one-goal lead into a two-goal loss, and after the game — the Bruins’ second trip to Buffalo in a week — Shawn Thornton was left wondering where his team’s effort had gone.

Check out Naoko Funayama‘s postgame report for NESN Daily in the video above.

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