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Buffalo Sabres @ Boston Bruins [Game Thread]

Buffalo Sabres (9-3-1, 19pts) Game # 14 Boston Bruins (6-7-2, 14pts)
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Date: November 7, 2009
Location: Boston, MA
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Arena: TD BankNorth Garden
SBN Affiliate/ Blogs Stanley Cup of Chowder

WGR (550AM)

Season Series Buf 0-0-0, NYI 0-0-0
Final Score

Category Buffalo Sabres Boston Bruins
Goals For 37 (2.85) 32 (2.13)
Goals Against 29 (2.23) 37 (2.47)
Shots For 459(35.3) 451 (30.8)
Shots Against 384 (29.5) 438 (29.2)
Power Play 13/63 - 20.6% (15) 6/55 - 10.9% (30)
Penalty Kill 8/44 - 81.8% (12) 11/52 - 78.8% (18)
Expected Goalies

Jhonas Enroth

#1 / Goalie / Buffalo Sabres



Jun 25, 1988

2009 - Tim Thomas 10 600 4 6 26 2.60 294 268 .912 1

Expected Lines

Sabres Current Lines

Thomas Vanek - Derek Roy - Drew Stafford
Clarke MacArthur - Tim Connolly - Jason Pominville
Jochen Hecht - Tim Kennedy - Mike Grier
Matt Ellis - Paul Gaustad - Patrick Kaleta
Craig Rivet - Chris Butler
Steve Montador - Andrej Sekera
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder
Updated 11/4/09

SPG Game

I quickly put up a post before the first game that explained the SPG Game. Unfortunately I did not do a very good job of explaining it. I will try to do a better job of explaining the game and the objective in this post. As always , if there are any questions send me an e-mail or ask in the comments.

What is the SPG Game?

"SPG" is an acronym for "Shot", "Penalty" and "Goal". The object of the game is to predict which Buffalo Sabres player will have the first shot, penalty and goal for each period.

How Does it Work?

You receive one point for every correct prediction you make. This gives you a potential for nine points in a regulation game, 12 points in an overtime game and 14 points in a shootout.

How Do I Sign Up?

The SPG Game is free to play with a special thanks to Gary Perez for building the platform that drives these statistics. You can sign up by visiting this page and creating account. After creating account you will have to visit the game page to make your selections.


There will be prizes available for the winner of each month as well as a grand prize winner at the conclusion of the regular season. The winner of the grand prize at the end of the season will win a Buffalo Sabres jersey. We will start out small by giving away a Buffalo Sabres poster to the winner of the October SPG Game.

Congrats to zaniac75 on winning the October prize of a Buffalo Sabres poster. I will be sending that out shortly.

Mobile Site

Remember that you can visit to visit the mobile site and you can comment from wherever you watch the game. Hope to see you here.