Sabres look to win 2 in a row in regulation for the first time this season as Boston ships up to Buffalo

vs. 7:00 PM

Last Game:
Buffalo: December 17 vs. Jets-Sabres Won 4-2

Boston: December 17 vs. Flames-Bruins Won 2-0

Buffalo: 8-23-3
Boston: 23-9-2

Buffalo: 19
Boston: 48

Rank In Conference:
Buffalo: 16th(8th in Atlantic)
Boston: 2nd(1st in Atlantic)

Goals For:
Buffalo: 55(30th)
Boston: 93(12th)

Goals Against:
Buffalo: 98(T-19th)
Boston: 68(2nd)

Power Play Rankings:
Buffalo: 13.5%(26th)
Boston: 19.6%(T-9th)

Penalty Kill Rankings:
Buffalo: 80.6%(23rd)
Boston: 86.0%(T-4th)

Shots For:
Buffalo: 891(30th)
Boston: 1016(18th)

Shots Against:
Buffalo: 1154(27th)
Boston: 975(7th)

Face-Off Percentage:
Buffalo: 46.8%(26th)
Boston: 52.6%(4th)

Buffalo: 882(8th)
Boston: 851(12th)

Blocked Shots:
Buffalo: 467(T-17th)
Boston: 450(24th)

Team Leaders:

Buffalo: Moulson(12), Hodgson(8), Ennis(7), Foligno and Ott(4)
Boston: Lucic(11), Smith, Bergeron, Chara(9), Iginla and Krug(8)

Buffalo: Moulson and Hodgson(11), Stafford and Ehrhoff(9), Girgensons(8)
Boston: Krejci(23), Smith(14), Lucic and Iginla(13), Soderberg(11)

Buffalo: Moulson(22), Hodgson(19), Ennis(14), Girgensons, Ehrhoff, Stafford(11)
Boston: Krejci(29), Lucic(24), Smith(23), Iginla(21), Krug(18)

Buffalo: Ellis(+1), Adam, Sulzer, McNabb(EV)
Boston: Iginla(+14), Krejci(+12), Bergeron(+11), Lucic, Seidenberg, Boychuk(+10)

Penalty Minutes:
Buffalo: Scott(44), McCormick(43), Myers and Ott(39), Foligno(33)
Boston: Thornton(41), McQuaid(39), Iginla(36), Marchand(32), Lucic(31)

Buffalo: Stafford and Hodgson(80), Moulson(76), Ennis(69), Ehrhoff(65)
Boston: Bergeron(98), Iginla(92), Krug(77), Chara(76)

Face-Off Wins:
Buffalo: Hodgson(256), Ott(187), Foligno(118), Larsson(67)
Boston: Bergeron(426), Krejci(258), Kelly(184), Campbell(143)

Buffalo: Ott(113), Foligno(90), Girgensons(65), Weber(61)
Boston: Lucic(111), Chara(75), Iginla(65), Campbell(59)

Blocked Shots:
Buffalo: Ehrhoff(43), Myers(48), Tallinder(41), Weber(39)
Boston: Boychuk(57), Seidenberg(55), Chara(48), Krug(44)

Tonight’s Starting Goaltending Matchup:
Buffalo: Ryan Miller 7-17-0 2.87 GAA .921 SV% 0 SO
Boston: Tuukka Rask 17-8-2 1.90 GAA .934 SV% 3 SO

Last Meeting: October 23rd @ Sabres-Bruins Won 5-2

Season Series: Bruins Lead 1-0-0
All-Time: Bruins Lead 148-128-40
All-Time @ BUF: Sabres Lead 84-52-21

Upcoming Matchups:
December 21 @ Boston 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
February 26 @ Buffalo 7:30 PM(NBCSN)
April 12 @ Boston 12:30 PM(MSG HD)

Injury Report:
Buffalo: McCormick Upper Body(IR/Out)
Boston: Savard Post-Concussion Syndrome(IR/Out), McQuaid Lower Body(IR/Out), Kelly Broken Ankle(IR/Out), Paille Concussion-Like Symptoms(Out), Eriksson Concussion(IR/Out), Hamilton Lower Body(IR/Out), Thornton Suspension(Out)

Next 5 Games:
December 21 at Boston Bruins 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
December 23 vs Phoenix Coyotes 7:00 PM(MSG HD)
December 27 at Toronto Maple Leafs 7:30 PM(MSG HD)
December 29 vs Washington Capitals 5:00 PM(MSG HD)
December 31 at Winnipeg Jets 7:00 PM(MSG HD)

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