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These teams are used to squaring off against each other as the Boston Bruins take on the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. In their latest game, the Buffalo Sabres won 4-3 over the Detroit Red Wings. Evander Kane had a multi goal game. Sam Reinhart scored once for the Buffalo Sabres. It's been a good year so far for Sam Reinhart, he has 20 points. Jack Eichel had a very offensively productive game with 1 goals and 1 assists. Jack Eichel is in the top five in points for his team this year. The Boston Bruins last played on Tuesday.
Robin Lehner is expected to get the call here. Robin Lehner has been superb during the season with a 8-10-5 record and 0.922 save percentage. He last played on Tuesday and put together a 0.93 save percentage. Lehner has been superb over his last 5 games, posting a 0.929 save percentage.
We have Tuukka Rask penciled in as the confirmed starter for the Boston Bruins. He has been fantastic this season with a 17-7-3 record and 1.96 GAA. In Rask's latest appearance, he faced 22 shots and allowed 4 goals. Rask has been bad over his last 5 games, posting a 0.889 save percentage.
Dan Bylsma can't be happy with his team's defensive play this season, allowing 32 shots against while generating 29. The Buffalo Sabres are 7-7-3 when playing at home this season. The Boston Bruins have been above average when playing on the road with a 10-6-4 record. The Buffalo Sabres have gone 4-8 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Boston Bruins have gone 9-5 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Buffalo Sabres are 6-12 when taking on a team with a winning record .
We are expecting a low scoring game in this one. Take the under here.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
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