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Buffalo Sabres (0-0-0) Game # 1 Montreal Canadiens (1-0-0)
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Date: October 3, 2009
Location: Buffalo, NY
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Arena: HSBC Arena
TV: MSG
SBN Affiliate/ Blogs Habs Eyes On The Prize
Radio:

WGR (550AM)

Season Series 0-0-0
Final Score Buffalo 1 Montreal 2 OT

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Projected Lines

Sabres Current Lines

Thomas Vanek - Tim Connolly - Derek Roy
Clarke MacArthur - Tim Kennedy - Jason Pominville
Jochen Hecht - Paul Gaustad - Mike Grier
Patrick Kaleta - Matt Ellis - Drew Stafford
Craig Rivet - Chris Butler
Steve Montador - Andrej Sekera
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder
Updated 10/3/09

Starting Goalies


Ryan Miller

#30 / Goalie / Buffalo Sabres

6-2

175

Jul 17, 1980



Carey Price

#31 / Goalie / Montreal Canadiens

6-3

219

Aug 16, 1987


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Carey Price 1 65 1 0 3 2.77 46 43 .935 0



Players to Watch

Buffalo Sabres


Thomas Vanek

#26 / Left Wing / Buffalo Sabres

6-2

207

Jan 19, 1984



Tim Connolly

#19 / Center / Buffalo Sabres

6-1

191

May 07, 1981




Tim Kennedy

#13 / Left Wing / Buffalo Sabres

5-10

173

Apr 30, 1986



Montreal Canadiens


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2009 - Brian Gionta 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 50.0


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2009 - Josh Gorges 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 100.0


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2009 - Mike Cammalleri 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0