|Buffalo Sabres (31-23-6)||Game # 61|| Anaheim Ducks (29-27-5) |
| ||vs.|| |
|Date:||February 24, 2009 ||Location:||Buffalo, NY |
|Time:||7:00 p.m. ET ||Arena:||HSBC Arena |
|TV:||Versus||SBN Affiliate/ Blogs|| Battle of California |
|SPG Game||Make your pick|
The Patrick Lalime ere begins tonight. Sure Miller will take the reigns back as soon as possible but no matter how long or short a stint it is...the Patrick Lalime era begins tonight.
|2008 - Patrick Lalime||13||663||2||7||1||1||35||3.17||334||299||.895||0|
|2008 - Jonas Hiller||31||1640||14||12||1||5||62||2.27||790||728||.922||4|
|2008 - Jean-Sebastien Giguere||37||2021||15||15||4||3||105||3.12||1072||967||.902||2|
|2008 - Derek Roy||60||22||35||57||5||24||7||0||8||1||161||13.7|
|2008 - Ryan Getzlaf||60||20||49||69||9||91||6||0||2||0||183||10.9|
- The Ducks will be without Travis Moen who traveled back to Orange County to be with his wife who is giving/gave birth to their first child.
- The Sabres are coming off a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers who fired their coach after an overtime loss to the Leafs.
- This will be the 11th start of the season for Patrick Lalime
- The Sabres have allowed at least one power play goal in their last eight games. Opponents have converted 10-of-24 power plays in that time frame.
Sabres have scored eight power play goals in their last five games. They are 8-for-23 in their last five games.
- Anaheim has allowed two power play goals in each of their last four games. Opponents are 8-for-25 in the last four.
- Ducks have scored power play goals in last three and are 4-for-15 in last four games.
- Ryan Getzlaf, Chris Kunitz and Teemu Selanne have combined for seven goals in the last four games.
- Derek Roy has scored a power play goal in his last two games.