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Buffalo Sabres (34-27-7) Game # 69 Atlanta Thrashers (27-36-6)
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Date: March 12, 2009
Location: Buffalo, NY
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Arena: HSBC Arena
TV: MSG-B SBN Affiliate/ Blogs Bird Watchers Anonymous
Radio

WGR (550AM)

Season Series BUF 2pts - ATL 4 pts
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Starting Goalies


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Patrick Lalime 21 1132 5 11 2 1 54 2.86 587 533 .908 0


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Kari Lehtonen 40 2301 16 20 3 4 115 3.00 1306 1191 .912 3



Leading Scorers


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Derek Roy 68 24 37 61 -1 30 8 0 9 1 179 13.4


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Todd White 68 18 42 60 -6 24 11 1 0 0 120 15.0



Injuries


Buffalo Sabres Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Ryan Miller ankle 02/22/2009


Atlanta Thrashers Injuries

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Kari Lehtonen other-excused 03/14/2009

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Ilya Kovalchuk other-excused 03/14/2009



Game Notes

  • The Sabres have lost both games against the Thrashers in a shootout this season.
  • The Sabres and Thrashers will play one more time this season.
  • Patrick Lalime will make his ninth consecutive start since the injury to Ryan Miller.
  • The Sabres were outshot 31-23 on Thursday versus the Panthers.