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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
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Season Overview
Buffalo Sabres Vegas Golden Knights
10-6 (8) Season Record (NHL Rk) 7-10 (30)
4 Division Rank 7
5 Conference Rank 14
6-2 Home Record 4-2
4-4 Away Record 3-8
4-2 Division Record 1-0
5-3-1 Conference Record 2-2-1
55 Goals For 44
53 Goals Against 54
Won 3 Streak Lost 2
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 200.7
Age Average 26.0
Oldest Jason Pominville (35)
Youngest Rasmus Dahlin (18)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 4
Waivers 1
Trades 12
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4171 games
GP Defensemen 2536 games
GP Goalies 183 games
Team Totals 7965 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.2
Age Average 27.6
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 4
Waivers 2
Trades 5
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4689 games
GP Defensemen 2247 games
GP Goalies 780 games
Team Totals 7716 games
Injuries
Hunwick, Matt Neck injury injured reserve
Wilson, Scott Fractured ankle injured reserve
Injuries
Haula, Erik Lower body injury day-to-day
Schmidt, Nate Suspended by NHL
Stastny, Paul Lower body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Jeff Skinner - 13
Assists Jack Eichel - 15
Points Jeff Skinner - 20
Wins Carter Hutton - 7
Plus/minus Jeff Skinner - 12
Pen. minutes Zach Bogosian - 21
Team Leaders
Goals Jonathan Marchessault - 8
Assists William Karlsson - 10
Points Jonathan Marchessault - 15
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 7
Plus/minus Alex Tuch - 3
Pen. minutes Jon Merrill - 21
Who's Hot?
Nathan Beaulieu (D) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Rasmus Dahlin (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Carter Hutton (G) 3-0-0, 1.64, .946 in last 3 GPI
Kyle Okposo (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Sam Reinhart (RW) 5 pts in last 3 GP
Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Conor Sheary (LW) 5 pts in last 5 GP
Jeff Skinner (LW) 17 pts in last 11 GP
Who's Not?
Patrik Berglund (W) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Jake McCabe (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Who's Hot?
Brad Hunt (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Tomas Hyka (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Colin Miller (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Alex Tuch (RW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 1-1-0, 4.03, .860 in last 2 GPI
Max Pacioretty (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Malcolm Subban (G) 0-3-0, 3.69, .874 in last 3 GPI