5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Sharks

By David Kolb

BUFFALO SABRES (21-21-10) vs. SAN JOSE SHARKS (33-17-3)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG-WNY

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  • Buffalo is 5-4-1 in the last 10 games
  • The Sabres begin the day seven points out of the final Wild Card slot, with two games in hand on the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference

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DID YOU KNOW?

Tonight’s game wraps up the Sabres’ ninth of a league-high 19 back-to-back sets this season. They are 3-4-1 in the second game of back-to-back sets so far this season.

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  • No. 63 now has points in three straight games (one goal, two assists), and in each game in February
  • The native of Edmonton, Alberta has gained a plus-1 rating in each of his past three games

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DID YOU KNOW?

On this date in 2013, Ennis recorded his 100th career NHL point in a shootout victory over the Canadiens

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“I’m just trying to get better every day. With every opportunity I get I’ve just got to make the best of it and keep capitalizing on opportunities.”

 –Sabres forward Tyler Ennis reflecting on his recent success after missing 30 games with a groin injury earlier this season.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Ennis was teammates with Sharks defenseman David Schlemko from 2005-07 playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers of the WHL

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The Sharks have won only two games in Buffalo in their franchise history (Dec. 2, 2005 & Nov. 14, 2015). The Sabres enter tonight’s matchup with a 16-1-1 record all-time in Buffalo vs. the Sharks.

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DID YOU KNOW?

The Sabres are 9-0-1 in their last games against the Sharks dating back to Feb. 13, 2010

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