- WHO: Florida Panthers (12-8-7 31P) at Buffalo Sabres (11-16-2 24P)
- WHEN: 7:00 p.m. ET (LBC GameThread at 6:30ish)
- WHERE: First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY
- HOW TO WATCH: Fox Sports Florida, MSG-Buffalo/Bell TV
- HOW TO LISTEN: WQAM 560 (FLA); 97.1 FM/1270 AM (DET)
- ENEMY INTEL: Die By The Blade
- FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 3 of 5 (2-0)
- ALL-TIME VS BUF: 32W-38L-4T 2OTL 2SOL 190GF 228GA
- PLAYER STATS: Florida / Buffalo
Last game for Florida: 3-2 shootout victory in Detroit Friday. Tomas Fleischmann and Jonathan Huberdeau each scored their third goals of the year in the first frame en route to skillz komp heroics by Roberto Luongo (29 saves/2-2 in SO), Vincent Trocheck and Brandon Pirri.
Last game for Buffalo: 4-3 regulation win vs Calgary Thursday. It was the Jhonas Enroth show (42 saves) as the Sabres, behind Matt Moulson's (2G) tiebreaker midway through the third, held on to down the Flames without a need for OT. Tyler Ennis picked up 3 assists.
Around the Atlantic Division
- OTTAWA (11-12-5 27P) at BOSTON (15-13-1 31P), 1 p.m.
- DETROIT (17-6-7 41P) at TORONTO (16-9-3 35P), 7 p.m.
- TAMPA BAY (19-8-3 41P) at Washington (13-10-5 31P), 7 p.m.
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