BUFFALO SABRES (23-23-10) at OTTAWA SENATORS (29-18-6)
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1 Where They Stand
- Tonight, the Sabres head to Ottawa for the fifth and final game against the Senators this season.
- Buffalo is 4-6-0 in the last 10 games.
- The Sabres are 10-13-6 on the road in 2016-17.
- The Sabres take the ice five points behind the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final Wild Card slot in the Eastern Conference.
2 Who's on Fire?
- Kyle Okposo extended his point streak to six games, tallying a goal on Sunday against the Vancouver Canucks.
- The first-year Sabres winger has three goals and an assist in four games against the Sens this season.
- In 55 games, Okposo has 18 goals and 19 assists for 37 points while leading the Sabres in scoring.
3 Say What?
“I’m not going to change last night’s outcome with my attitude today, so there’s nothing I can do other than come to the rink today and try to get better at the things that I need to get better at, bring a positive attitude and prepare myself to play against Ottawa.”
–Sabres forward Jack Eichel on moving on after Sunday’s loss.
4 Stat of the Day
Sabres goalie, Robin Lehner was a second-round selection (46th overall) of the Senators in the 2009 NHL Draft. He appeared in 86 games with Ottawa and owned a 30-36-13 record with a .914 save percentage and a 2.88 goals against average.