BUFFALO SABRES (29-31-12) @ DETROIT RED WINGS 28-31-11)
1 WHERE THEY STAND
- Tonight the Sabres travel to Detroit to face the Red wings for the fourth time this season
- The Sabres are 3-5-2 in their last 10 games
- Buffalo is 12-19-6 on the road in 2016-17
- The Sabres take the ice nine points behind the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference
2 WHO'S HOT
- The 20-year-old has collected a goal with three assists in two games vs. the Red Wings this season
- In 51 games this season, Eichel has 20 goals and 29 assists for 49 points, including six goals and six assists in nine games in March
3 SAY WHAT?
“Getting to play with Eichs is special, his speed, what he can create. Open up the ice and get the puck to him. You do that, help him get speed, he’s going to beat a lot of guys.”
— Sabres’ forward Ryan O’Reilly on getting the chance to play alongside Jack Eichel Friday in Anaheim
4 DID YOU KNOW?
Sabres’ head coach Dan Bylsma was born in Grand Haven, Michigan.