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#04 Canes at Sabres Fri Jan 25 7:00PM ET TV: MSG-B Radio: WGR-AM


GDT #04: CANES (1-2-0) at SABRES (2-1-0) – FRI JAN 25 – 7:00PM ET – TV: MSG-B – RADIO: WGR-AM

1.22 – Hecht is back and on a role (Mike Harrington – The Buffalo News)

1.23 – Sabres banking on youngsters Ennis, Hodgson becoming top centers (Bill Hoppe – Olean Times Herald)

1.24 – Canes' Skinner adding more defense to skill set (Chip Alexander – The News & Observer)

1.24 – Canes beat Sabres 6-3 for first win of season (Chip Alexander – The News & Observer)

1.24 – ’Canes break through on Sabres (John Vogl – The Buffalo News)

1.24 – Canes improvement enough ... for now (Luke DeCock – The News & Observer)

1.24 – Single rooms lead to uneasy quiet time (John Vogl – The Buffalo News)

1.25 – Sabres’ Leino says injured hip improving, has no plans for surgery (Bill Hoppe – Olean Times Herald)
BUFFALO SABRES

Projected Lineup


26 Thomas Vanek ("A") - 19 Cody Hodgson - 29 Jason Pominville ("C")
82 Marcus Foligno - 63 Tyler Ennis - 21 Drew Stafford ("A")
42 Nathan Gerbe - 25 Mikhail Grigorenko - 9 Steve Ott
32 John Scott - 55 Jochen Hecht - 36 Patrick Kaleta

24 Robyn Regehr - 57 Tyler Myers
10 Christian Ehrhoff - 52 Alexander Sulzer
3 Jordan Leopold - 44 Andrej Sekera

30 Ryan Miller
1 Jhonas Enroth

Lineup News & Notes

Ville Leino (hip) and Cody McCormick (finger) are on injured reserve, while TJ Brennan, Matt Ellis and Mike Weber
were healthy scratches in yesterday's 6-3 loss to Carolina. Ryan Miller will start in goal tonight, with any pending
lineup changes yet to be announced.

Weekly Transactions

Buffalo announced Darcy Regier's contract extension last Saturday.

According to the Stats

Buffalo were 2-2-0 versus Carolina last season, with Ryan Miller playing three games and stopping 83 of 92 shots
against (3.02 GAA, .902 SV%). Jhonas Enroth started one game and had a 34-save shutout. Their leading scorers
in the series were Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek, each with three goals and two assists.
CAROLINA HURRICANES

Projected Lineup


19 Jiri Tlusty - 12 Eric Staal ("C") - 28 Alexander Semin
53 Jeff Skinner - 11 Jordan Staal ("A") - 22 Zac Dalpe
21 Drayson Bowman - 36 Jussi Jokinen - 59 Chad LaRose
39 Patrick Dwyer - 37 Tim Brent - 8 Kevin Westgarth

6 Tim Gleason ("A") - 27 Justin Faulk
25 Joni Pitkanen - 4 Jamie McBain
44 Jay Harrison - 24 Bobby Sanguinetti

31 Dan Ellis
30 Cam Ward

Lineup News & Notes

Zach Boychuk, Joe Corvo and Jeremy Welsh were scratched in yesterday's 6-3 win over Buffalo. Cam Ward got the
start last night, so backup Dan Ellis might see the start here tonight in this back-to-back situation.

Weekly Transactions

None.

According to the Stats

Carolina were 2-1-1 in four games versus Buffalo last season, with Cam Ward starting three games and stopping 109
of 117 shots against (2.65 GAA, .932 SV%). Eric Staal, with one goal and two assists, and Jussi Jokinen, with three
assists, were their leading scorers in the series.


A/V CLUB

1.24 – Highlights of Carolina's 6-3 win over Buffalo. <4:23>

1.24 – Lindy Ruff speaks with the media following Buffalo's 6-3 loss to Carolina. <2:24>

1.24 – Kirk Muller speaks with the media following Carolina's 6-3 win over Buffalo. <6:45>

1.24 – Jordan Staal speaks with the media following Carolina's 6-3 win over Buffalo. <3:12>

1.25 – Lindy Ruff speaks with the media following Buffalo's morning skate. <9:54>

1.25 – Darcy Regier speaks with WGR's Schopp & The Bulldog show. <12:49>


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