Buffalo Sabres vs. Toronto Maple Leafs [Game Thread]

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Buffalo Sabres (34-30-8)
Game # 74
Toronto Maple Leafs  (35-27-11)
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Date: March 27, 2009
Location: Buffalo, NY
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Arena: HSBC Arena
TV: MSG-B SBN Affiliate/ Blogs Pension Plan Puppets
Ra

   WGR (550AM) 

Season Series BUF 6pts - TOR 2pts
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Starting Goalies


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Ryan Miller 51 2974 29 16 5 5 124 2.50 1522 1398 .919 5


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Curtis Joseph 16 663 4 7 1 1 38 3.44 295 257 .871 0



Scoring Leaders


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Derek Roy 73 26 39 65 -3 30 8 0 9 1 195 13.3


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Jason Blake 70 25 33 58 3 36 5 1 5 0 266 9.4



Injuries


Buffalo Sabres Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Ryan Miller ankle 02/22/2009


Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Niklas Hagman concussion 03/27/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Olaf Kolzig biceps 01/27/2009
Jamie Heward concussion 01/02/2009



Expected Lines


Game Notes

  • Ryan Miller makes his return tonight.
  • Playoff hopes are slim but still alive.  Sabres trail Montreal by seven points for eighth place.
  • The Sabres scored four goals in the third period to beat the Panthers 5-3 on Thursday night.
  • The Sabres and Leafs will still meet one more time on Wednesday April 8 in Toronto.
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