|Buffalo Sabres (28-11-5, 61pts)||Game #45||Atlanta Thrashers (20-19-6, 46pts)|
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|Date:||January 14, 2010 ||Location:||Atlanta, GA |
|Time:||7:00 p.m. ET ||Arena:||Philips Arena |
|TV:||MSG-B ||SBN Affiliate/ Blogs||Bird Watchers Anonymous|
|Season Series||BUF 1-1-0,ATL 1-0-1|
|Buffalo Sabres||Category||Atlanta Thrashers|
|121 (2.8)||Goals For||139 (3.1)|
|99 (2.3)||Goals Against||147 (3.3)|
|1358 (30.9)||Shots For||1306 (29.0)|
|1403 (31.9)||Shots Against||1525 (33.9)|
|33/183 - 18.0% (17)||Power Play||33/166 - 19.9% (11)|
|21/150 - 86.0% (5)||Penalty Kill||33/167 - 80.2% (T-19)|
- Tim Connolly has been on a recent hot streak. He currently has a career high nine game point streak with five goals and 14 points in his last nine games.
- Thomas Vanek has always been a streaky scorer. He scored a goal against Colorado on Saturday.
- Max Afinogenov has 16 goals this season while Thomas Vanek leads the Sabres with 12 goals.
- The Sabres are 7-1-2 in their last 10 games while the Thrashers are just 2-6-2 in their last 10.
- Ilya Kovalchuk has scored three goals in two games against the Sabres this season.
|2009 - Ryan Miller||37||2172||25||8||74||2.04||1141||1067||.935||5|
|2009 - Ondrej Pavelec||28||1469||10||12||87||3.55||891||804||.902||2|
Sabres Current Lines
Paul Gaustad - Derek Roy -Drew Stafford
Jochen Hecht - Tim Connolly - Jason Pominville
Thomas Vanek - Tim Kennedy - Mike Grier
Adam Mair - Clarke MacArthur - Patrick Kaleta
Craig Rivet - Chris Butler
Steve Montador - Toni Lydman
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder