Buffalo Sabres (7-2-2, 16PTS) vs. New Jersey Devils (6-2-2, 14PTS)
7:00 PM EST, Prudential Center
TV: Versus (National)
Radio: WGR 550 (Buffalo), XM-205 (National)
Season Series: First Meeting
07-08 vs. Devils: 1-0-3
Players to Watch
Buffalo Sabres: Clarke MacArthur (5G-3A-8P, 3PPG, four game point streak 2G-2A), Andrei Sekera (four points in his last three games, all assists), Thomas Vanek (11G-3A-14P, 4PPG, 2SHG, three goals in his last two games), Jaro Spacek (three assists in his last two games), Ryan Miller (6-1-1, 1.82 GAA, .936 sv%, eighth career shutout on Saturday against the Capitals)
New Jersey Devils: Zach Parise (9G-5A-14P, has seven goals in his last six games and has 7G-4A-11P in his last six games), Brian Gionta (Rochester Native has two goals and four assists in his last five games), Dainius Zubrus (the ex-Sabre has two goals and three assists in his last four games)
Stat to Remember
Buffalo Sabres: Have not lost a regulation game on the road this season. The Sabres are 3-0-2 with the a shootout loss in Atlanta (October 18) and in Colorado (October 25).
New Jersey Devils: The Devils aren't the same team defensively that they were in the past but they still thrive on scoring first. The Devils are 4-0-1 when they score the first goal of the game. On the flip side, they are 3-2-1 when they allow their opponent to score the first goal.
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