|(19-9-2, 40pts)||Game #31||(15-15-3, 33pts)|
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|Date:||December 12, 2009 ||Location:||Montreal, QC |
|Time:||7:30 p.m. ET ||Arena:||Bell Centre |
|TV:||Versus ||SBN Affiliate/ Blogs||Habs Eyes On The Prize|
|Season Series||BUF 1-0-1,MTL 1-1-0|
|79 (2.63)||Goals For||81 (2.46)|
|65 (2.17)||Goals Against||93 (2.82)|
|962 (32.1)||Shots For||892 (27.0)|
|914 (30.5)||Shots Against||1044 (31.6)|
|24/132 - 18.2% (19)||Power Play||19/98 - 19.4% (15)|
|16/105 - 84.8% (5)||Penalty Kill||24/145 - 83.4% (9)|
- The Sabres are on a three game winning streak after their 3-2 victory at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
- Thomas Vanek (1+1) and Tyler Myers (0+2) are both on a two game point streak.
- Marc-Andre Bergeron has a a four game point streak (2+3).
- Michael Cammalleri leads the Canadiens with 17 goals, Brian Gionta is second with eight goals.
- Thomas Vanek and Clarke MacArthur lead the Sabres with nine goals each.
- The Sabres have a decided advantage while playing 5-on-5. Buffalo is a plus-11 while 5-on-5 and the Habs are a minus-13.
- The Sabres and Habs have met twice this season. Montreal took the first meeting in a shootout but the Sabres coasted to a 6-2 victory on December 3.
- Mike Grier is expected to return to the lineup tonight and Mark Mancari has been sent back to Portland.
|2009 - Ryan Miller||26||1540||18||6||47||1.83||768||721||.939||4|
|2009 - Jaroslav Halak||11||601||6||4||28||2.80||301||273||.907||0|
Sabres Current Lines
Thomas Vanek - Tim Connolly -Drew Stafford
Jochen Hecht - Derek Roy - Jason Pominville
Clarke MacArthur - Tim Kennedy - Patrick Kaleta
Matt Ellis - Adam Mair - Mike Grier
Craig Rivet - Andrej Sekera
Steve Montador - Toni Lydman
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder