5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Blues

BY: DAVID KOLB

 BUFFALO SABRES (25-23-10) VS. ST. LOUIS BLUES (31-22-5)

Can the Sabres extend their winning streak to three games in today’s matinee matchup against the Blues?

1 Where They Stand

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2 Who's on Fire?

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  • Evander Kane provided a third-period insurance goal in Thursday’s 2-0 win over Colorado
  • The 2009 fourth overall pick has five goals in eight games during the month of February
  • Through 46 games, Kane has 19 goals and is one goal away from reaching the 20-goal plateau for the third time in his career

3 Say What?

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“We need to go back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back. That’s where we’re at right now.”

¬†–Sabres forward, Evander Kane on how the Sabres can build off their current winning streak (first in nearly a month) to climb into a playoff spot

4 Stat of the Day

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  • St. Louis has won nine straight against the Sabres and 19 of the last 21 overall (19-2-0)
  • The Sabres’ last win in this series came on Dec. 27, 2009 (5-3 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis)