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Sabres @ Ducks GameThread: Looking for Six Straight

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The Buffalo Sabres are in town, and a win tonight would give the Ducks six in a row and a spot on top of the league standings.

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Next Game

Buffalo Sabres
@ Anaheim Ducks

Wednesday, October 22, 7:30 PM PST
Honda Center

TV: Prime, MSG-B, Bell TV
Radio: AM 830

Your Enemy: Die By The Blade

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Numbers For Nerds

In the last three games between these teams going back to last season, the Ducks have outscored the Sabres 17-6. Ryan Getzlaf has eight points in those three games.

Team Records

Ducks: 5-1-0, 10 Points, 1st in Pacific, 3.33 GF/G, 2.17 GA/G

Sabres: 1-5-0, 2 Points, 8th in Atlantic, 1.17 GF/G, 3.67 GA/G

Team Leaders

Ducks:

Scoring: Ryan Getzlaf (2-6=8), Corey Perry (5-2=7), Ryan Kesler (2-3=5), Among Defensemen: Sami Vatanen (2-3=5)

Time on Ice: Hampus Lindholm (22:07), Francois Beauchemin (21:31), Cam Fowler (20:21), Among Forwards: Ryan Getzlaf (20:07)

Possession: (Fenwick Rel %, minimum 5 games) Matt Beleskey (16.92), William Karlsson (14.94), Corey Perry (14.44)

Courtesy of war-on-ice.com

Sabres:

Scoring: Marcus Foligno (2-1=3), Drew Stafford (0-3=3), Tyler Ennis (2-0=2), Zemgus Girgensons (2-0=2), Among Defensemen: Andrej Meszaros (0-1=1), Tyson Strachan (0-1=1)

Time on Ice: Tyler Myers (25:49), Andre Benoit (21:46), Josh Gorges (21:23), Among Forwards: Drew Stafford (18:14)

Possesion: (Fenwick Rel %, minimum 5 games) Tyler Myers (9.88), Chris Stewart (9.72), Matt Moulson (9.13)

Courtesy of war-on-ice.com

Goalies

Ducks: Frederik Andersen 5-0-0, .950 SV%, 1.38 GAA; John Gibson 0-1-0 .846 SV%

Sabres: Jhonas Enroth 1-4-0, .907 SV%, 3.34 GAA; Michal Neuvirth 0-1-0, .886 SV%

Power Play

Ducks: 25.0%, 8th in NHL, led by Sami Vatanen (5 PPP) and Corey Perry (3 PPG)

Sabres: 0.00% T-28th in NHL

Penalty Kill

Ducks: 83.3%, 13th in NHL, 1 SHG (Andrew Cogliano)

Sabres: 88.0%, 7th in NHL, 1 SHG (Tyler Ennis)

Lineup Update

Andersen instead of Gibson, Fistric instead of Stoner.