5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Flyers

BY: DAVID KOLB

BUFFALO SABRES (27-27-12) vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (30-26-8)

After a tough loss in Pittsburgh, the Sabres return home looking for a win.

 

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • The Sabres are 4-4-2 in their last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 16-11-6 at KeyBank Center in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 05:  Jack Eichel #15 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on March 5, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

  • Sabres’ center, Jack Eichel scored a goal and fired 10 shots on net in the 4-3 loss to the Penguins on Sunday
  • The super-sophomore now has three goals and five assists for eight points in his past five games and has 16 goals with 26 assists for 42 points in 45 games this season
  • Eichel currently owns a 10-game point-scoring streak, which includes three goals and 10 assists during this stretch

3 SAY WHAT?

Eichel Details Sabres' Struggles in Loss to Ducks

“We played aggressive in the first, then we sat back and let them take it to us in the second and third. The tale of every game that we’ve played in the last few. So, nothing changes and we blow another lead.”

 — Sabres forward, Jack Eichel expressed his frustration after the Sabres allowed four-straight goals to lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 Sunday

4 DID YOU KNOW?

BUFFALO, NY - MAY 20:  Goalie Bernie Parent #1 of the Philadelphia Flyers waits for the shot as teammate Joe Watson #14 defends against Jim Schoenfeld #6 of the Buffalo Sabres during Game 3 of the 1975 Stanley Cup Finals on May 20, 1975 at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York.  Thick fog developed in Buffalo's un-airconditioned arena and the game would become known as the Fog Bowl.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

The Sabres are 42-32-10 at home against the Flyers all-time.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Jack Eichel scores vs. Pittsburgh Sunday, extending his point streak to 10 games