26 Thomas Vanek ("A") - 19 Cody Hodgson - 29 Jason Pominville ("C")
9 Steve Ott - 63 Tyler Ennis - 21 Drew Stafford ("A")
82 Marcus Foligno - 25 Mikhail Grigorenko - 55 Jochen Hecht
32 John Scott - 37 Matt Ellis - 8 Cody McCormick
3 Jordan Leopold - 57 Tyler Myers
10 Christian Ehrhoff - 52 Alexander Sulzer
6 Mike Weber - 44 Andrej Sekera
30 Ryan Miller
1 Jhonas Enroth
Lineup News & Notes
TJ Brennan, Patrick Kaleta (neck), Ville Leino (IR; strained right hip), Cody McCormick (IR; finger) and Robyn
Regehr (foot) were scratched in Thursday's 7-4 win over Boston. Ryan Miller starts in goal, with Gerbe scratched,
Regehr moved to IR and McCormick comes off and into the lineup.
According to the Stats
Buffalo were 5-0-1 in six games versus Montreal last season, with Ryan Miller appearing five times and stopping
143 of 150 shots against (4-0-1, 1.37 GAA, .953 SV%). Their leading scorers in the series were former center
Derek Roy, with one goal and seven assists, and Jason Pominville, with two goals and two assists.
27 Rene Bourque - 14 Tomas Plekanec - 21 Brian Gionta ("C")
81 Lars Eller - 51 David Desharnais - 72 Erik Cole
8 Brandon Prust - 27 Alex Galchenyuk - 73 Brendan Gallagher
32 Travis Moen - - 20 Colby Armstrong
79 Andrei Markov ("A") - 74 Alexei Emelin
26 Josh Gorges ("A") - 61 Raphael Diaz
55 Francis Bouillon - 76 PK Subban
22 Tomas Kaberle
31 Carey Price
30 Peter Budaj
Lineup News & Notes
Mike Blunden, Petteri Nokelainen (IR; back), Max Pacioretty (IR; appendectomy), PK Subban and Yannick Weber
were scratched in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to Ottawa. It's possible that Subban makes his season debut on Saturday,
with Carey Price the confirmed starter in goal. Tomas Kaberle is expected to sit if Subban dresses.
Montreal were 1-3-2 in six games versus Buffalo last season, with Carey Price appearing five times and stopping
142 of 154 shots against (1-3-1, 2.35 GAA, .922 SV%). Max Pacioretty, with two goals and four assists, and Erik
Cole, with two goals and two assists, were their leading scorers in the series.
What's the deal with this poor D organization wide. When they said they had depth ibdidnt think it was the kind you had to scrape off your boots. Someone bring back McKee. Sabres complete the nightmare in Boston by losing to the Habs 3-2 so.