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Buffalo Sabres (30-12-7, 67pts) Game #50 San Jose Sharks (34-10-8, 74pts)
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Date: January 23, 2010
Location: San Jose, CA
Time: 10:30 p.m. ET
Arena: HP Pavilion
TV: MSG-B SB Nation Affiliate Fear The Fin
Radio:

WGR (550AM)

Season Series BUF 0-0-0,SJS 0-0-0
Final Score

Buffalo Sabres Category San Jose Sharks
139 (2.8) Goals For 169 (3.3)
112 (2.3) Goals Against 120 (2.3)
1528 (31.2) Shots For 1665 (32.0)
1559 (31.8) Shots Against 1592 (30.6)
36/202 - 17.8% (17) Power Play 44/200 - 22.0% (5)
23/170 - 86.5% (3) Penalty Kill 25/210 - 88.1% (1)
Game Notes
  • Tim Connolly will try to increase his point streak to 15 games. He has 23 points in his last 14 games played.
  • Patrick Marleau has eight points in his four games.
  • The Sharks have a four game winning streak and they are 4-0-1 in their last five games.
  • Scoring first will be important tonight. The Sabres are 21-2-3 when they score first. The Sharks are equally as impressive with a 23-2-3 record when scoring first.
  • The Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins this afternoon. The Sabres begin this game seven points ahead of Ottawa and 13 points ahead of the Bruins.

Projected Goalies


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Ryan Miller 42 2471 27 9 83 2.02 1286 1203 .935 5


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Evgeni Nabokov 45 2682 29 7 97 2.17 1343 1246 .928 2

Expected Lines

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
Updated 1/19/10