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SBNation Oilers Blog - The Copper & Blue
1. How will
Lieuwen Hackett look in his first career NHL Sabres start?
The Sabres are on their fourth starting goaltender in four games, and while tonight might not be Matt Hackett's NHL debut (he was 3-7-0 with the Wild) tonight's game will be his first start wearing blue and gold.
3. Which team will leave tonight regretting their rebuild more?
The Oilers have been rebuilding for years, and will continue to do so next year, but at least have a few blue chip prospects to show for it. The Sabres just finished the "blowing up" phase of their do-over, but now have o face the prospect of finding rock bottom. Fun times all around.
Projected BUF Lines
Foligno - Ennis - Stafford
Conacher - Hodgson - Mitchell
Deslauriers - Flynn - D'Agostini
Scott - Ellis - Konopka
– Ruhwedel - Tallinder
Scratches/Injuries: Leino, Girgensons, Stewart, Sulzer, Myers
Projected EDM Lines
Goal: Ben Scrivens