BOSTON, MASS. (WKBW) - The Buffalo Sabres let a two-goal third period lead slip away, in their season finale, losing to the Boston Bruins 4-3 in a shootout.
Brad Boyes had two goals for the Sabres. Tyler Seguin notched a pair of goals for the Bruins.
Seguin opened the scoring in the second period. Boyes answered to tie the game as the two teams entered the second intermission.
Boyes and Jason Pominville beat Tim Thomas to give the Sabres a 3-1 lead almost midway through the final frame. However, Seguin and Brad Marchand were able to best Jhonas Enroth to knot the game up at threes.
After a scoreless overtime, Patrice Bergeron was the only skater to score in the shootout.
The Sabres finish their season with a record of 39-32-11. Buffalo also ends the 2011-12 campaign in 9th place in the Eastern Conference.