5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Senators

By David Kolb

BUFFALO SABRES (20-20-10) vs. OTTAWA SENATORS (27-16-6)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG-B


  • Tonight the Sabres will host the Ottawa Senators for the fourth game between the clubs this season
  • Buffalo is 4-5-1 in the last 10 games
  • The Sabres are 11-8-4 on home ice in 2016-17
  • The Sabres begin the day eight points out of the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference

BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 9: Mike Condon #1 of the Ottawa Senators stops a shot by Sam Reinhart #23 of the Buffalo Sabres during the overtime period at the KeyBank Center on November 9, 2016 in Buffalo, New York. Ottawa beat Buffalo 2-1 after a shootout. (Photo by Kevin Hoffman/Getty Images)


  • Ryan O’Reilly tallied an assist on the lone Sabres goal Thursday vs. the New York Rangers
  • Has scored two goals with an assist in the first two games vs. the Sens this season
  • The 6’1” center has nine goals with 21 assists for 30 points in 40 games this season

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“It just wasn’t our night I guess. That’s kind of what you’ve got to chalk it up to when it comes to the offensive part. But like I said, we can’t settle for overtime losses. We’ve got to get W’s.”

 –Sabres forward Evander Kane following Thursday’s OT loss vs. the Rangers

Kane Discusses Return to Sabres' Lineup


The last time these two clubs met on Nov. 29, Jack Eichel made his season debut and tallied a goal and an assist.

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Franson Beats Lundqvist to Tie Game Late in 3rd