Montreal, Quebec; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
Montreal is 3-1-0 against the Atlantic Division and 8-7-1 overall. The Canadiens have allowed 53 goals while scoring 47 for a -6 scoring differential.
Buffalo has a 7-9-0 record overall and a 2-6-0 record in Atlantic Division play. The Sabres have a +two scoring differential, with 59 total goals scored and 57 allowed.
Tuesday's game is the sixth time these teams meet this season. The Canadiens won the previous meeting 3-2. Caufield scored two goals in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Nicholas Suzuki has 11 goals and 12 assists for the Canadiens. Caufield has scored six goals and added six assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 5-4-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.6 penalties and 15.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
Sabres: 2-8-0, averaging 3.3 goals, six assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.
The Associated Press