5 Things to Know: Sabres at Senators


BUFFALO SABRES (23-23-10) at OTTAWA SENATORS (29-18-6)

1 Where They Stand

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  • 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?

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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

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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.

5 Must-See Video

Kyle Okposo on what led to the Sabres loss against the Canucks.