Sabres host the Senators to begin 2022 season

Ottawa Senators vs. Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres open the season at home against the Ottawa Senators.

Buffalo went 32-39-11 overall and 8-14-4 in division games last season. The Sabres committed 262 total penalties last season, averaging 3.2 per game and serving 8.1 penalty minutes per game.

Ottawa went 33-42-7 overall and 11-12-3 in division games a season ago. The Senators had a -40 goal differential last season, scoring 224 goals while giving up 264.

INJURIES: Sabres: None listed.

Senators: Shane Pinto: out (shoulder), Cam Talbot: out (upper-body).

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