Buffalo takes losing streak into game against Nashville
Nashville Predators (34-26-8, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (33-30-6, fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres come into a matchup with the Nashville Predators as losers of three straight games.
Buffalo has a 13-19-3 record in home games and a 33-30-6 record overall. The Sabres have a 33-10-4 record when scoring at least three goals.
Nashville is 17-14-4 on the road and 34-26-8 overall. The Predators are 10th in the league serving 10.1 penalty minutes per game.
The matchup Tuesday is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Sabres won 5-3 in the previous matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tage Thompson has 42 goals and 45 assists for the Sabres. Jeff Skinner has scored four goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.
Roman Josi has scored 18 goals with 41 assists for the Predators. Phillip Tomasino has two goals and four assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 2-6-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 4.5 goals per game.
Predators: 5-3-2, averaging two goals, 3.6 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
INJURIES: Sabres: Eric Comrie: out (lower body), Mattias Samuelsson: out (upper body).
Predators: Mark Borowiecki: out (upper body), Juuso Parssinen: day to day (upper body), Filip Forsberg: out (upper-body), Roman Josi: day to day (undisclosed), Alexandre Carrier: out (upper body), Ryan McDonagh: day to day (upper-body), Ryan Johansen: out (leg).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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