Sabres try to keep win streak going, visit the Red Wings

Fri, Mar 15, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Sabres try to keep win streak going, visit the Red Wings

Buffalo Sabres (32-30-5, sixth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (33-27-6, fifth in the Atlantic Division)

Detroit; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres will attempt to keep their three-game win streak alive when they visit the Detroit Red Wings.

Detroit has a 9-7-3 record in Atlantic Division games and a 33-27-6 record overall. The Red Wings are 31-11-3 when scoring three or more goals.

Buffalo is 10-8-2 against the Atlantic Division and 32-30-5 overall. The Sabres have allowed 197 goals while scoring 198 for a +1 scoring differential.

Saturday's game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Sabres won the last matchup 7-3. Zachary Benson scored two goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Larkin has 26 goals and 28 assists for the Red Wings. Alex DeBrincat has scored four goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.

Rasmus Dahlin has 15 goals and 34 assists for the Sabres. Dylan Cozens has four goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 3-7-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.1 assists, four penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.

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Sabres: 6-3-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Dylan Larkin: out (lower body), Ville Husso: out (lower-body).

Sabres: Mattias Samuelsson: out for season (upper body), Jack Quinn: out (lower 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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