Jets visit the Sabres after Niederreiter's 2-goal game

Sun, Mar 3, 2024
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Jets visit the Sabres after Niederreiter's 2-goal game

Winnipeg Jets (38-16-5, second in the Central Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (29-28-4, sixth in the Atlantic Division)

Buffalo, New York; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Jets -142, Sabres +120; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Buffalo Sabres after Nino Niederreiter's two-goal game against the Carolina Hurricanes in the Jets' 5-3 win.

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Buffalo has a 29-28-4 record overall and a 14-16-1 record on its home ice. The Sabres have a -1 scoring differential, with 180 total goals scored and 181 conceded.

Winnipeg is 38-16-5 overall and 17-9-3 on the road. The Jets have a 12-5-0 record in games they score at least one power-play goal.

Sunday's game is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Jets won the last matchup 3-2. Niederreiter scored two goals in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jeff Skinner has 20 goals and 19 assists for the Sabres. Rasmus Dahlin has two goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

Joshua Morrissey has seven goals and 42 assists for the Jets. Mark Scheifele has four goals and seven assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 7-3-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

Jets: 8-2-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Mattias Samuelsson: out for season (upper body), Victor Olofsson: day to day (illness), Jack Quinn: out (lower body), Erik Johnson: day to day (illness).

Jets: Gabriel Vilardi: day to day (upper body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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