5 Things to Know: Sabres vs. Maple Leafs

BY: DAVID KOLB

BUFFALO SABRES (32-34-12) vs. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (38-24-15)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG-B

The Sabres look to play spoiler against their Atlantic Division rivals.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 25: Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against Mitchell Marner #16 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the KeyBank Center on March 25, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

  • The Sabres are 5-5-0 in their last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 19-14-6 on home ice in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • No. 9 now has 27 goals and 14 assists for 41 points, including two goals in the past four games
  • Kane has potted four goals in three games vs. Toronto this season

3 SAY WHAT?

Bylsma Explains What's Changed For Buffalo

“The atmosphere in the building last game against the Leafs was a lot different than we’ve had all year.”

 — Sabres’ coach, Dan Bylsma on expecting another boisterous crowd at KeyBank Center tonight

4 DID YOU KNOW?

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 08: Upcoming NHL draft picks (back row, l-r) Noah Hanafin, Jack Eichel, Connor McBride and Dylan Strome, and (front row l-r) Mitchell Marner and Lawson Crouse pose for a photo opportunity during media availability at United Center on June 8, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 08: Upcoming NHL draft picks (back row, l-r) Noah Hanafin, Jack Eichel, Connor McBride and Dylan Strome, and (front row l-r) Mitchell Marner and Lawson Crouse pose for a photo opportunity during media availability at United Center on June 8, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sabres’ center, Jack Eichel (2nd overall) and Toronto forward, Mitch Marner (4th overall) were both high first-round selections in the 2015 NHL Draft.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Sabres’ rookie, C.J. Smith collect his first NHL point, as he setup Evander Kane for his 27th goal of the season Sunday vs. the Islanders.