Archive for October 6th, 2011


Sabres take on Ducks in Season Opener

null @ null  1:00 PM

Last Game:

Anaheim: Apr 23 at Predators Loss 4-2
Buffalo: Apr 26 at Flyers Loss 5-2


Anaheim: 47-30-5

Buffalo: 43-29-10


Anaheim: 99

Buffalo: 96

Rank In Conference:

Anaheim: 4th

Buffalo: 7th

Power Play Ranking:

Anaheim: 23.5(T-2nd)

Buffalo: 19.4(9th)

Penalty Kill Ranking:

Anaheim: 81.3(19th)

Buffalo: 83.0(13th)

Goals For:

Anaheim: 235(11th)

Buffalo: 240(9th)

Goals Against:

Anaheim: 233(20th)

Buffalo: 228(T-16th)

Shots For:

Anaheim: 2334(27th)

Buffalo: 2690(4th)

Shots Against:

Anaheim: 2648(27th)

Buffalo: 2514(16th)

Blocked Shots:

Anaheim: 1248(9th)

Buffalo: 1168(16th)


Anaheim: 1936(9th)

Buffalo: 1505(30th)

Faceoff Percentage:

Anaheim: 47.7(T-26th)

Buffalo: 47.7(T-26th)

Team Leaders:


Anaheim: Perry(50), Ryan(34), Selanne(31), Getzlaf(19)

Buffalo: Vanek(32), Stafford(31), Pominville(22), Ennis(20)


Anaheim: Getzlaf(57), Visnovsky(50), Selanne(49), Perry(48)

Buffalo: Vanek(41), Boyes(38), Pominville(30), Ennis and Connolly(29)


Anaheim: Perry(98), Selanne(80), Getzlaf(76), Ryan(71)

Buffalo: Vanek(73), Boyes(55), Stafford and Pominville(52), Ennis(49)


Anaheim: Lydman(+32), Visnovsky(+18), Ryan(+15), Getzlaf(+14)

Buffalo: Montador(+16), Weber, Boyes, and Stafford(+13), Gerbe and Sekera(+11), Butler(+8)

Penalty Minutes:

Anaheim: Parros(171), Winchester(114), Perry(104), J. Ruutu(97)

Buffalo: McCormick(142), Gaustad(101), Montador(83), Kaleta(78)


Anaheim: Perry(290), Ryan(270), Selanne(213), Blake(187)

Buffalo: Vanek(238), Pominville(215), Ennis(210), Stafford(179)

Blocked Shots:

Anaheim: Beauchemin(182), Lydman(178), Visnovsky(116), Lilja(113)

Buffalo: Montador(138), Leopold(123), Myers(99), Weber(98)


Anaheim: Getzlaf(189), Winchester(171), Sbisa(170), Ryan(156)

Buffalo: Weber(158), Gaustad(128), Kaleta(126), Grier(112)

Face-Off Wins:

Anaheim: S. Koivu(707), Getzlaf(542), Marchant(263), Chipchura(132)

Buffalo: Gaustad(692), Connolly(445), Hecht(314), Roy(245)

Today’s Starting Goaltender Matchup:

Anaheim: Jonas Hiller 26-16-3 .924 SV% 2.56 GAA 5 SO

Buffalo: Ryan Miller 34-22-8 .916 SV% 2.59 GAA 5 SO


Last Meeting: Dec 21, 2010 Sabres Won 5-2

Season Series: Sabres Won 1-0-0

All-Time: Sabres Lead 13-8-3

All-Time vs. ANA: Sabres Lead 6-3-3

New Faces:

Anaheim: D Kurtis Foster, G Jeff Deslauries, C Andrew Cogliano, RW Brian McGratten

Buffalo: D Robyn Regehr, D Christian Ehrhoff, C Ville Leino

This Day In Sabres History:

Oct 7, 1986 Sabres Trade Forward Ric Seiling to the Detroit Red Wings for Future Considerations. Seiling was draft by the Sabres in the 1st Round 14th Overall in the 1977 NHL Draft. He played in 664 Career Games with the Sabres recording 376 Points(176 G, 200 A) and 524 Penalty Minutes.

Injury Report:

Anaheim: Lydman Right Shoulder Surgery(IR/Out), Smaby Right Thumb Surgery(IR/Out), Foster Left Thigh Surgery(Questionable), Beleskey Left Shoulder Surgery(Questionable)

Buffalo: Jochen Hecht Concussion(Out)

Next 5 Games:

Oct 8 at Los Angeles Kings 2:00 PM(MSG HD, TSN2 HD)

Oct 14 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 7:30 PM(MSG HD)

Oct 15 at Pittsburgh Penguins 7:00 PM(MSG HD)

Oct 18 at Montreal Canadiens 7:30 PM(MSG HD, TSN HD)

Oct 20 at Florida Panthers 7:30 PM(MSG HD)

Powered by WordPress | Free Best Free WordPress Themes | Thanks to WordPress Themes Free, WordPress Themes and Themes Directory