Sabres look to play spoiler in rescheduled game against the Pens

@ 7:30 PM

Last Game:
Pittsburgh: Apr 22 @ Ottawa-Penguins Won 3-1

Buffalo: Apr 22 vs. Winnipeg-Sabres Lost 2-1

Pittsburgh: 35-10-0
Buffalo: 19-21-6

Pittsburgh: 70
Buffalo: 44

Rank In Conference:
Pittsburgh: 1st
Buffalo: 11th

Power Play Ranking:
Pittsburgh: 23.6(2nd)
Buffalo: 14.4(T-26th)

Penalty Kill Ratings:
Pittsburgh: 79.4(25th)
Buffalo: 79.0(26th)

Goals For:
Pittsburgh: 150(1st)
Buffalo: 113(19th)

Goals Against:
Pittsburgh: 109(T-9th)
Buffalo: 136(25th)

Shots For:
Pittsburgh: 1343(11th)
Buffalo: 1284(19th)

Shots Against:
Pittsburgh: 1308(16th)
Buffalo: 1533(30th)

Blocked Shots:
Pittsburgh: 702(10th)
Buffalo: 687(11th)

Pittsburgh: 1179(8th)
Buffalo: 1055(15th)

Face-Off Percentage:
Pittsburgh: 51.1(8th)
Buffalo: 46.3(29th)

Team Leaders:

Pittsburgh: Kunitz(21), Dupuis(20), Neal(18), Crosby(15), Iginla(13)
Buffalo: Vanek(18), Hodgson(15), Ennis(10), Ott(8)

Pittsburgh: Crosby(41), Letang(29), Kunitz(28), Malkin(21), Dupuis and Iginla(17)
Buffalo: Ennis(21), Vanek(19), Hodgson and Ehrhoff(17), Ott(15), Foligno(13)

Pittsburgh: Crosby(56), Kunitz(49), Dupuis(37), Letang(34)
Buffalo: Vanek(37), Hodgson(32), Ennis(31), Ott(23)

Pittsburgh: Dupuis(+31), Kunitz(+29), Crosby(+26), Orpik(+16), Letang(+13)
Buffalo: Ehrhoff(+6), Hecht and Flynn(+5), Ott and Sulzer(+3)

Penalty Minutes:
Pittsburgh: Glass(62), Engelland(54), Kunitz(39), Malkin and Cooke(36)
Buffalo: Ott(83), Kaleta(67), Weber(66), Scott(54)

Pittsburgh: Dupuis(133), Neal(128), Crosby(124), Iginla(123), Kunitz(102)
Buffalo: Stafford(118), Vanek(112), Hodgson(109), Ennis(105), Ehrhoff(101)

Blocked Shots:
Pittsburgh: Orpik(114), Murray(94), Engelland(56), Letang(52)
Buffalo: Weber(88), Ehrhoff(77), Sekera(68), Myers(56)

Pittsburgh: Glass and Orpik(119), Kunitz(101), Adams(99), Cooke(91)
Buffalo: Ott(184), Weber(119), Foligno(104), Kaleta(86)

Face-Off Wins:
Pittsburgh: Crosby(453), Sutter(362), Jokinen(225), Malkin(163)
Buffalo: Hodgson(362), Ott(290), Ennis(158), Hecht(145)

Tonights’ Starting Goaltender Matchup:
Pittsburgh: Tomas Vokoun 13-4-0 2.45 GAA .919 SV% 3 SO
Buffalo: Ryan Miller 15-17-5 2.89 GAA .912 SV% 0 SO

Last Meeting: Apr 2 @ Penguins-Sabres Won 4-1

Season Series: Sabres Lead 1-0-1
All-Time: Penguins Lead 80-65-37
All-Time @ PIT: Penguins Lead 46-25-19

This Day In Sabres History:

April 23, 1999
Miroslav Satan taps the puck into an empty net off a rebound of a Jason Woolley shot in the second overtime as the Sabres beat the Senators 3-2 in Ottawa to take a two games to nothing lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. The Little Devil also scored in the third period on the power play to tie the game and assisted on Joey Juneau’s goal that gave the Sabres a 1-0 lead. After scoring the winner, Satan got down on all fours, crawled along the ice and finally flopped on his belly

Injury Report:
Pittsburgh: Martin Wrist Surgery(IR/Out), Crosby Oral Surgery(Out), Neal Concussion(Out), Malkin Upper Body(Out), Letang Food Poisoning(Questionable), Bennett Upper Body(Questionable)
Buffalo: Sulzer Knee Surgery(IR/Out), Leino Upper Body(Out), Myers Broken Leg(Out)

Final Game:
Apr 26 vs. New York Islanders 7:00 PM(MSG HD)

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