Bruins Overtime: Campbell, B's Look To Build Momentum After Finally Winning Two Straight

BOSTON -- After up-ending the Toronto Maple Leafs in an exciting Tuesday night contest, the Bruins were hoping to finally put together their first two-game winning streak since early January. They would attempt this feat with the Northeast division rival Buffalo Sabres in town for a show-down at TD Garden.

It didn't look good early after the B's fell behind through one period of play, thanks to a tally from Sabres' captain Jason Pominville.

"I was able to let one go and it found a hole. It was nice to get the lead." -- Jason Pominville

However, the B's would bounce back in the second and third periods to collect a 3-1 victory on home ice and secure their first winning streak since January 10th to the 12th. Strong efforts throughout the lineup were key to Thursday's victory as it truly was a complete performance from the Black and Gold on Thursday at the Garden.

"You get goals from guys who usually don’t score, and you need secondary scoring to win games and we did that tonight and it helped us win." -- Johnny Boychuk

The win was one of great importance for a Bruins' squad in search of the "mojo" it enjoyed both during last season's playoffs and during their impressive run through November and December of this season. The B's will look to move forward and build on these last two victories.

"It's more about us picking up points and picking up momentum as we go forward. . We have to hold ourselves accountable. We have to have a certain standard of play every night. Going forward, it was two good wins and three good games in a row but this time of year we have to turn the page, move on and continue that effort." -- Gregory Campbell

Next up for the Black and Gold will be a Saturday matinee contest against the Washington Capitals, a game that will surely have playoff implications for both squads. "Every game is a challenge now, no matter who you're playing" remarked Campbell after Thursday's win as he and his team begin to focus on Alex Ovechkin and the Caps.

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