5 Things to Know: Sabres at Kings


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1 Where They Stand

  • Tonight the Sabres visit Los Angeles to face the Kings for the second time this season.
  • The Sabres are 2-6-2 in their last 10 games.
  • Buffalo is 11-18-6 on the road in 2016-17.
  • The Sabres take the ice nine points behind the New York Islanders for the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference.

2 Who's Hot

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  • Sabres’ center, Jack Eichel scored the lone Buffalo goal in Tuesday’s 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
  • The 20-year-old has been sensational in the month of March, scoring six goals with five assists for 11 points in seven games.
  • In 49 games this season, Eichel has 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points, including two goals and an assist in the first matchup against the Kings on Dec. 13.

3 Say What?

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“You get what you deserve in this league and we didn’t deserve to win that game, or be in that game.”

— Sabres goalie, Robin Lehner after dropping Tuesday’s game to San Jose 4-1.

4 Did You Know?

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  • Dan Bylsma played for the Kings from 1995-2000 and had 30 points (nine goals, 21 assists) in 220 games for Los Angeles.
  • Matt Moulson spent parts of two seasons with the Kings and recorded ten points in 29 games.

5 Must-See Video

Jack Eichel scores his 20th goal of the season in Tuesday’s game in San Jose.