Sabres vs. Predators preview: Buffalo looks to snap losing streak

Frederick Breedon

The Sabres look to return to their winning ways against a team fighting for a playoff spot.

Game #65

Buffalo Sabres (19-37-8) at Nashville Predators (27-28-10)

Puck Drop - 7:00pm EST
TV
- MSG, Bell TV | Radio - WGR 550-AM
SBNation Predators Blog
- On the Forecheck

Three Questions

1. How badly will the Sabres get outshot tonight?
When comparing Fenwick stats to their opponents, the Buffalo Sabres have been outshot in nine consecutive games, and by double digits almost every time. Nashville is in the top half of the league in terms of posession stats, so it will be a challenge for Buffalo to avoid making it ten in a row.

2. Can anybody besides Drew Stafford or Tyler Ennis score?
Don't get me wrong, I love it when Stafford and Ennis are putting pucks in the net, but lately it seems like they're the only ones who can, with the occasional exception for Cody Hodgson.

3. Will Ville Leino ever score again?
Yes, this gets its own question. Leino is still sitting on a grand total of zero goals this season, and it's your daily reminder that he's Buffalo's highest paid forward.

Projected BUF Lines

Conacher - Ennis - Stafford
Foligno - Hodgson - D'Agostini
Deslauriers - Leino - Flynn
Scott - Konopka - Ellis

Ehrhoff Ruwhedel
Weber - Myers
Tallinder - McBain

Goal: Jhonas Enroth

Scratches/Injuries: Girgensons, Stewart, Mitchell, Sulzer

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