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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Matchup Preview • Buf vs. Pit
Season Overview
Buffalo Sabres Pittsburgh Penguins
22-20 (22) Season Record (NHL Rk) 31-14 (4)
5 Division Rank 2
11 Conference Rank 3
14-6 Home Record 18-5
8-14 Away Record 13-9
8-9 Division Record 5-3
11-13-4 Conference Record 11-10-3
145 Goals For 168
152 Goals Against 136
Lost 1 Streak Lost 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.6
Age Average 26.3
Oldest Carter Hutton (34)
Youngest Rasmus Dahlin (19)
Rookies 1
30 years old + 4
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 5
Waivers 0
Trades 11
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 5232 games
GP Defensemen 2145 games
GP Goalies 300 games
Team Totals 8694 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 193.0
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Evgeni Malkin (33)
Youngest John Marino (22)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 10
Free agency 7
Waivers 0
Trades 10
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4464 games
GP Defensemen 2950 games
GP Goalies 242 games
Team Totals 8476 games
Injuries
Hunwick, Matt Inactive injured reserve
Olofsson, Victor Lower body injury injured reserve
Skinner, Jeff Upper body injury injured reserve
Sobotka, Vladimir Knee surgery injured reserve
Thompson, Tage Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Injuries
Bjugstad, Nick Core muscle injury injured reserve
Dumoulin, Brian Left ankle surgery injured reserve
Guentzel, Jake Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Kahun, Dominik Concussion sidelined indefinitely
Schultz, Justin Lower body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Jack Eichel - 28
Assists Jack Eichel - 34
Points Jack Eichel - 62
Wins Linus Ullmark - 16
Plus/minus Jack Eichel - 13
Pen. minutes Rasmus Ristolainen - 36
Team Leaders
Goals Bryan Rust - 21
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 35
Points Evgeni Malkin - 50
Wins Tristan Jarry - 16
Plus/minus Bryan Rust - 15
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 36
Who's Hot?
Rasmus Dahlin (D) 7 pts in last 7 GP
Kyle Okposo (RW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Sam Reinhart (RW) 5 pts in last 3 GP
Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 4 pts in last 5 GP
Linus Ullmark (G) 1-1-0, 1.50, .955 in last 2 GPI
Who's Not?
Carter Hutton (G) 0-2-1, 5.64, .817 in last 3 GPI
Marcus Johansson (LW) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Who's Hot?
Tristan Jarry (G) 15-5-1, 2.14, .929 in last 21 GPI
Matt Murray (G) 2-0-0, 1.98, .940 in last 2 GPI
Bryan Rust (RW) 24 pts in last 18 GP
Dominik Simon (W) 4 pts in last 5 GP
Who's Not?
Alex Galchenyuk (W) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
John Marino (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Jared McCann (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Marcus Pettersson (D) 0 pts in last 9 GP