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Preview & Game Thread: Sabres travel to Toronto for third preseason game

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Atlantic division rivals square-off in part one of a home-and-home

Buffalo Sabres v Toronto Maple Leafs

Buffalo Sabres (2-0-0) vs Toronto Maple Leafs (2-0-0)

Puck Drop: 7:30 PM | Scotiabank Arena | Toronto, ON

TV: MSG-B

Radio: WGR 550

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What to Watch

1. Mixed Roster

The Sabres will feature a mix of roster locks, bubble players, and veteran depth in game one of their home-and-home with Toronto. Newly re-signed Sam Reinhart will not dress tonight.

2. The MNT Line

As reported by Joe Yerdon during yesterday’s practice, Casey Mittelstadt centered a line with Alex Nylander and Tage Thompson on the wing. If Phil Housley elects to keep them together tonight, they’ll be a trio to pay close attention to.

3. Tonight’s Roster