5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Maple Leafs

BY: DAVID KOLB

BUFFALO SABRES (30-32-12) vs. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (35-23-15)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG-B

The Sabres look to play spoiler as they host division rival Toronto.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • The Sabres are 3-6-1 in their last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 17-13-6 on home ice in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • Sabres’ center, Sam Reinhart scored the lone Buffalo goal in the 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday
  • The 2014 first rounder has 17 goals and 27 assists for 44 points this season, including three game-winning goals
  • Reinhart has collected three points (one goal, two assists) in three games against the Maple Leafs this season

3 SAY WHAT?

“I don’t like the fact that he got ejected. It’s an unfortunate hit.”

 — Sabres’ coach, Dan Bylsma on Rasmus Ristolainen’s check on the Penguins’ Jake Guentzel, which resulted in an ejection and suspension for Ristolainen

4 DID YOU KNOW?

BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first period goal with teammate Matt Moulson #26 during their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 15, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)
BUFFALO, NY – NOVEMBER 15: Tyler Ennis #63 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first period goal with teammate Matt Moulson #26 during their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 15, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

The home team has won 23 of the past 28 games between the Sabres and the Maple Leafs.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Sabres’ forward, Sam Reinhart score from one knee vs. the Penguins Tuesday.