5 Things to Know: Sabres at Ducks

BY: DAVID KOLB

BUFFALO SABRES (28-31-12) @ ANAHEIM DUCKS (37-23-10)
Coverage begins at 9:30 PM on MSG-B

The Sabres conclude their California road trip looking for their win.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

  • The Sabres are 2-6-2 in their last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 11-19-6 on the road in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • Sabres’ center, Jack Eichel was held off the board Thursday, however, he fired two shots in 20:36 of ice-time in Buffalo’s 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings
  • The 20-year-old scored a goal on three shots on net in the first meeting with the Ducks on Feb. 9
  • In 50 games this season, Eichel has 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points, including seven goals and seven assists in his past 10 games

3 SAY WHAT?

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“This is a business. You’ve got to come out and play. Otherwise you get replaced. Everyone needs to be playing for their jobs.”

— Sabres’ goalie, Robin Lehner after dropping Thursday’s game vs. Los Angeles

4 DID YOU KNOW?

2002 Season: Dan Bylsma. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)
2002 Season: Dan Bylsma. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Sabres’ coach, Dan Bylsma skated for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim from 2000 to 2004 and collected 32 points (10 goals and 22 assists) in 209 games.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch highlights from last nights’ contest, as the Sabres prepare for the back-end of their back-to-back set tonight vs. Anaheim.

Brian Duff and Rob Ray break down the Sabres' 2-0 loss to the Kings.