Canucks bring losing streak into game against the Sabres

Vancouver Canucks (4-9-3, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (7-8-0, seventh in the Atlantic Division)

Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Canucks, on a three-game losing streak, take on the Buffalo Sabres.

Buffalo has a 7-8-0 record overall and a 4-5-0 record in home games. The Sabres have a 7-4-0 record when scoring three or more goals.

Vancouver has a 2-6-2 record in road games and a 4-9-3 record overall. The Canucks have a 1-3-2 record in one-goal games.

The teams meet Tuesday for the fourth time this season. The Sabres won 5-1 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rasmus Dahlin has seven goals and nine assists for the Sabres. Jeff Skinner has three goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.

Bo Horvat has 13 goals and four assists for the Canucks. Elias Pettersson has three goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 3-7-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.

Canucks: 4-5-1, averaging 3.7 goals, six assists, 5.3 penalties and 16 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Henri Jokiharju: out (upper-body), Mattias Samuelsson: out (lower-body).

Canucks: Curtis Lazar: out (undisclosed), Travis Dermott: out (concussion), Tanner Pearson: out (hand), Tucker Poolman: out (undisclosed).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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