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The Sabres try to beat the Lightning for the second time in as many games as they finish up their home-and-home series.

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Game #26

Buffalo Sabres (9-14-2) at
Tampa Bay Lightning (17-6-3)

Puck Drop: 7:30 pm EST | Tampa Bay Times Forum | Tampa Bay, FL
TV: MSG, Bell TV, Sun | Radio: WGR 550
SB Nation Lightning Blog: Raw Charge

Two Questions

1. Enroth has to come back to Earth at some point, right?

Enroth will make his fifth straight start and has a .953 save percentage in his last six games. He's always been a streaky goalie, so unless you think he's going to win the Vezina this year (he's not) then you've got think that he'll come back down at some point. It might not be tonight, as Enroth has a career .951 save percentage against the Lightning.

2. Will the Girgensons train keep chugging along?

The man they call Zemgus has eight points in his last eight games (including five goals) and has scored in each of his last two games. The top line overall has been playing very well, and will need to continue to do so in order to hang with Tamps Bay.

Projected BUF Lineup

Moulson - Girgensons - Ennis
Flynn - Mitchell - Gionta
Foligno - Hodgson - Stewart
Deslauriers - McCormick - Kaleta

Gorges - Myers
Zadorov - Ristolainen
Weber - Strachan

Goal: Jhonas Enroth