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Buffalo Sabres (38-31-9) Game # 79 Detroit Red Wings (50-19-9)
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Date: April 6, 2009
Location: Buffalo, NY
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Arena: HSBC Arena
TV: Versus SBN Affiliate/ Blogs Winging it in Motown
Radio

WGR (550AM)

Season Series BUF 0pts - DET 2pts
SB Nation Event Page Sabres vs.Wings

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Starting Goalies


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Ryan Miller 56 3265 32 17 6 5 140 2.57 1682 1542 .917 5


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Chris Osgood 43 2478 25 8 7 0 130 3.15 1127 997 .885 2

Leading Scorers


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Derek Roy 78 27 42 69 -6 36 9 0 9 1 212 12.7


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2008 - Pavel Datsyuk 77 32 63 95 36 20 11 1 3 0 242 13.2



Injuries


Buffalo Sabres Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Patrick Lalime hip 04/06/2009
Patrick Kaleta other-illness 04/06/2009



Detroit Red Wings Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Andreas Lilja knee 02/28/2009


Game Notes

  • My Prediction is that 3-0-1 will be good enough for the playoffs. GO SABRES!!!
  • Patrick Lalime is apparently out for the season and Patrick Kaleta is out for at least tonight.
  • Daniel Paille should replace Kaleta in the lineup.