|Buffalo Sabres (30-12-6, 66pts)||Game #49||Los Angeles Kings (27-19-3, 57pts)|
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|Date:||January 21, 2010 ||Location:||Los Angeles, CA |
|Time:||10:30 p.m. ET ||Arena:||Staples Center |
|TV:||MSG-B ||SBN Affiliate/ Blogs||Jewels From The Crown|
|Season Series||BUF 0-0-0,LAK 0-0-0|
|Buffalo Sabres||Category||Los Angeles Kings|
|136 (2.83)||Goals For||138 (2.82)|
|109 (2.27)||Goals Against||135 (2.76)|
|1499 (31.2)||Shots For||1432 (29.2)|
|1530 (31.9)||Shots Against||1353 (27.6)|
|35/199 - 17.6% (17)||Power Play||36/196 - 18.6% (15)|
|23/167 - 86.2% (3)||Penalty Kill||38/186 - 79.6% (22)|
- This is the only matchup of the season between the Kings and Sabres.
- The Sabres were 1-for-4 on the power play against Anaheim on Tuesday. Tonight they face the 22nd ranked penalty kill that is below 80% on the kill.
- Keeping tabs on Tim Connolly. His point streak is now at 13 games with 21 points in his last 13.
- The Sabres lost for the first time against a Western Conference opponent in their 5-4 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday. The Sabres have an impressive 8-1-1 record against the West and the Kings have been equally impressive against the East with an 8-3-0 record.
- This game will feature two goalies that were selected for the USA Olympic team Ryan Miller is expected to be the starter while Jonathan Quick will be one of the backups.
#30 / Goalie / Buffalo Sabres
Jul 17, 1980
|2009 - Ryan Miller||41||2407||27||9||80||1.99||1257||1177||.936||5|
#32 / Goalie / Los Angeles Kings
Jan 21, 1986
|2009 - Jonathan Quick||44||2634||25||16||114||2.60||1198||1084||.905||1|
Sabres Current Lines
Thomas Vanek - Derek Roy -Drew Stafford
Jochen Hecht - Tim Connolly - Jason Pominville
Clarke MacArthur - Paul Gaustad - Mike Grier
Adam Mair - Matt Ellis - Patrick Kaleta
Craig Rivet - Chris Butler
Steve Montador - Toni Lydman
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder