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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
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Season Overview
Buffalo Sabres Vegas Golden Knights
24-17 (14) Season Record (NHL Rk) 28-17 (7)
5 Division Rank 3
9 Conference Rank 5
14-6 Home Record 15-4
10-11 Away Record 13-13
8-6 Division Record 11-4
12-11-5 Conference Record 17-8-2
137 Goals For 147
140 Goals Against 131
Won 1 Streak Lost 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.2
Age Average 26.0
Oldest Jason Pominville (36)
Youngest Rasmus Dahlin (18)
Rookies 4
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 5
Waivers 1
Trades 10
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4313 games
GP Defensemen 2704 games
GP Goalies 213 games
Team Totals 7618 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.9
Age Average 27.8
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 5
Waivers 3
Trades 5
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4919 games
GP Defensemen 2433 games
GP Goalies 827 games
Team Totals 8546 games
Injuries
Nelson, Casey Upper body injury injured reserve
Injuries
Carrier, William Illness injured reserve
Haula, Erik Knee surgery injured reserve
Miller, Colin Upper body injury injured reserve
Smith, Reilly Undisclosed injured reserve
Subban, Malcolm Illness day-to-day
Team Leaders
Goals Jeff Skinner - 30
Assists Jack Eichel - 35
Points Jack Eichel - 51
Wins Carter Hutton - 14
Plus/minus Jeff Skinner - 14
Pen. minutes Zach Bogosian - 42
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Tuch - 15
Assists Alex Tuch - 22
Points Alex Tuch - 37
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 26
Plus/minus Nate Schmidt - 15
Pen. minutes Ryan Reaves - 56
Who's Hot?
Rasmus Dahlin (D) 5 pts in last 4 GP
Sam Reinhart (C) 26 pts in last 22 GP
Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Carter Hutton (G) 0-2-0, 6.51, .786 in last 2 GPI
Kyle Okposo (RW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Linus Ullmark (G) 1-1-0, 3.87, .868 in last 3 GPI
Who's Hot?
Brayden McNabb (D) 4 pts in last 6 GP
Jon Merrill (D) 3 pts in last 4 GP
Max Pacioretty (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Brandon Pirri (W) 8 pts in last 6 GP
Alex Tuch (LW) 10 pts in last 9 GP
Who's Not?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 1-2-0, 2.73, .893 in last 3 GPI
Nick Holden (D) 0 pts in last 7 GP
Jonathan Marchessault (RW) 0 pts in last 3 GP