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Buffalo Sabres vs. Minnesota Wild [Game Thread]

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Buffalo Sabres(36-20-9, 81pts) Game #66 Minnesota Wild(31-29-6, 68pts)
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Date:
March 12, 2010
Location: Buffalo, NY
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Arena: HSBC Arena
TV: MSG-B
SB Nation Affiliate Hockey Wilderness
Radio:
WGR (550AM)
SB Nation Game Page Wild vs Sabres coverage
Season Series Buffalo (0-0-0) - Minnesota (0-0-0)

Buffalo Sabres Category Minnesota Wild
176 (2.7) Goals For 177 (2.7)
158 (2.4) Goals Against 187 (2.8)
2050 (31.5) Shots For 1886 (28.6)
2050 (31.5) Shots Against 1877 (28.4)
42/250 - 16.8% (23) Power Play 47/253 - 18.6% (14)
30/216 - 86.1% (2) Penalty Kill 42/235 - 82.1% (15)
Won -2 Home/Road Streak Lost - 1
Won -3 Overall Streak Lost - 1
3-2-0
Last 5 Games 1-2-2
4-4-2
Last 10 Games 4-4-2
Expected Goalies

I have no inside information, this is purely speculation. I am also writing this on Thursday night.


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Patrick Lalime 11 563 3 4 30 3.20 287 257 .895 0


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Niklas Backstrom 50 2941 24 19 130 2.65 1353 1223 .904 2



Projected Lines

Sabres Current Lines

Thomas Vanek - Derek Roy -Mark Mancari
Jochen Hecht - Tim Connolly - Jason Pominville
Raffi Torres - Tim Kennedy - Mike Grier
Matt Ellis - Adam Mair - Patrick Kaleta
Craig Rivet - Steve Montador
Andrej Sekera - Toni Lydman
Tyler Myers - Henrik Tallinder
Updated 3/10/10