Sabres look to keep win streak alive, visit the Panthers

Buffalo Sabres (27-27-4, sixth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Florida Panthers (38-16-4, second in the Atlantic Division)

Sunrise, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres are looking to keep their three-game win streak going when they visit the Florida Panthers.

Florida is 38-16-4 overall with a 9-1-3 record in Atlantic Division play. The Panthers have gone 35-4-1 in games they score three or more goals.

Buffalo is 8-7-1 against the Atlantic Division and 27-27-4 overall. The Sabres are 25-6-2 in games they score three or more goals.

The matchup Tuesday is the second time these teams square off this season. The Panthers won 4-0 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sam Reinhart has 39 goals and 28 assists for the Panthers. Carter Verhaeghe has scored six goals and added five assists over the last 10 games.

Rasmus Dahlin has 14 goals and 29 assists for the Sabres. Dylan Cozens has two goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 8-2-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.6 assists, 4.1 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while giving up 1.5 goals per game.

Sabres: 6-4-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.1 assists, 3.4 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Panthers: Kevin Stenlund: day to day (illness), Matthew Tkachuk: day to day (undisclosed).

Sabres: Mattias Samuelsson: out for season (upper body), Victor Olofsson: out (illness), Jack Quinn: out (lower body).


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

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