Red Wings visit the Sabres after shootout win

Detroit Red Wings (13-7-3, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (10-13-2, seventh in the Atlantic Division)

Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres host the Detroit Red Wings after the Red Wings defeated the Montreal Canadiens 5-4 in overtime.

Buffalo has a 3-2-0 record in Atlantic Division games and a 10-13-2 record overall. The Sabres are 4-5-2 in games decided by one goal.

Detroit is 13-7-3 overall with a 5-3-2 record against the Atlantic Division. The Red Wings have conceded 68 goals while scoring 86 for a +18 scoring differential.

The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rasmus Dahlin has five goals and 15 assists for the Sabres. Alex Tuch has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

Shayne Gostisbehere has five goals and 13 assists for the Red Wings. Robby Fabbri has scored six goals with two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.

Red Wings: 6-2-2, averaging 3.8 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.7 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Zemgus Girgensons: out (lower body), Jack Quinn: out (achilles), Tage Thompson: out (upper-body), Jordan Greenway: day to day (upper-body).

Red Wings: Matt Luff: out (upper body), Dylan Larkin: out (personal).


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

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