|(32-14-7, 71pts)||Game #54||(34-21-1, 69pts)|
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|Date:||February 1, 2010 ||Location:||Pittsburgh, PA |
|Time:||7:00 p.m. ET ||Arena:||Mellon Arena|
|TV:||Versus||SB Nation Affiliate||PensBurgh|
|Season Series||BUF 1-0-1,PIT 1-1-0|
|146 (2.8)||Goals For||168 (3.0)|
|122 (2.3)||Goals Against||157 (2.8)|
|1654 (31.2)||Shots For||1826 (32.6)|
|1679 (31.7)||Shots Against||1626 (29.0)|
|39/212 - 18.4% (13)||Power Play||37/231 - 16.0% (27)|
|23/179 - 87.2% (32)||Penalty Kill||36/216 - 83.6% (T-8)|
Things You Should Know
- Evgeni Malkin heads into the game with a seven game point streak that has seen him score six goals and add six assists. No Buffalo Sabres player has a current point streak.
- This is the Sabres first road game since they returned from their west coast trip last week. The Sabres currently have a two game losing streak on the road.
- Tyler Myers turns 20 years old today. I guess we have to stop referring to him as a teenager now.
Players to Watch
|2009 - Tim Connolly||53||13||36||49||9||16||5||1||4||0||142||9.2|
- His point streak is over but he has 7 goals and 24 points in his last 18 games.
|2009 - Thomas Vanek||48||16||17||33||1||20||8||0||3||0||119||13.4|
- Vanek is starting to get his offensive game on track recently. He has 4 goals and 8 points in his last 8 games played.
|2009 - Evgeni Malkin||49||19||36||55||0||70||10||1||4||0||198||9.6|
- Malkin has been a run in recent weeks with 6 goals and 12 points while on a seven game point streak.
- Malkin has 5 goals and 17 assists in 14 career games against the Sabres.
|2009 - Sidney Crosby||55||34||34||68||10||51||8||1||3||0||206||16.5|
- Sidney Crosby has 10 goals and 19 points in his last 12 games played.
- He has also had success against the Sabres in is career with 7 goals and 19 points in 16 games played.
|2009 - Ryan Miller||46||2715||29||11||92||2.03||1405||1313||.935||5|
|2009 - Brent Johnson||15||783||7||5||35||2.68||404||369||.913||0|
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