Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres: NHL Preview, Live Stream, Schedule, Probable Lineups, Injury Report, Form Guide, Head to Head, January 1, 2022

The game between the Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres will take place at Canadian Tire Centre (Ottawa) on Sunday, January 1 at 7:00 PM ET.

The match between the Buffalo Sabres vs New York Rangers will take place at the KeyBank Center, Buffalo on Thursday, October 12, at 7:07pm ET.
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The Buffalo Sabres will travel to the Canadian Life Centre to play the Ottawa Senators. Buffalo currently has a 17-14-2 record. The record for Ottawa is 16-16-3. This season, these two clubs have already squared off twice, with each side coming out on top once. At 7 p.m. EST, the puck drops.

Buffalo is at the end of a long stretch of highway. This season, Buffalo boasts the league’s top offense. They are 13th in shots per game but first in goals per game. In seven of their previous 10 games, the Sabres have scored four goals or more.

With 50 points, Tage Thompson holds the team lead. He has scored 12 goals in his past 10 games and has one or more points in eight of the last ten. In the league, Thompson is tied for seventh in both points and goals. Alex Tuch and Jeff Skinner each have 35 points. In his last nine games, Skinner has scored eight goals.

Ottawa has just finished a back-to-back. Ottawa’s offense has struggled this year. The Senators are sixth in terms of shots per game and 23rd in terms of goals per game. In seven of the previous ten games, they only managed three goals or fewer.

With 37 points, Brady Tkachuk is the team’s scorer. In six of his previous ten games, he scored one point or more. With 14 goals, Claude Giroux leads the Sens. Tim Stutzle scores 30, Drake Batherson scores 34, Alex DeBrincat scores 35, and Giroux scores 31.

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Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres: Probable Lineup

Ottawa Senators

Brady Tkachuk – Tim Stutzle – Drake Bratherson

Alex DeBrincat – Dylan Gambrell – Claude Giroux

Tyler Motte – Shane Pinto – Mathieu Joseph

Parker Kelly – Mark Kastelic – Austin Watson

Thomas Chabot – Nikita Zaitsev

Jake Sanderson – Travis Hamonic

Erik Brannstrom – Nick Holden

Anton Forsberg

Magnus Hellberg

Buffalo Sabres

Rasmus Asplund – Dylan Cozens – Zemgus Girgensons

Vinnie Hinostroza – Tyson Jost – Tage Thompson

Anders Bjork – Kyle Okposo – Victor Olofsson

Jack Quinn – Jeff Skinner – Alex Tuch

Kale Clague – Rasmus Dahlin

Jeremy Davies – Casey Fitzgerald

Lawrence Pilut – Mattias Samuelsson

Craig Anderson

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Injury Report

Ottawa Senators: Erik Brannstrom, Rourke Chartier, Josh Norris, Nikita Zaitsev, Mathieu Joseph, Tyler Motte

Buffalo Sabres: Eric Comrie, Henri Jokiharju, Ben Bishop

Form Guide

Ottawa Senators

31.12.22Detroit Red Wings4-2Loss
29.12.22Washington Capitals3-4Win
27.12.22Boston Bruins3-2Win
23.12.22Washington Capitals2-3Loss
20.12.22Winnipeg Jets1-5Loss
18.12.22Minnesota Wild2-4Loss

Buffalo Sabres

30.12.22Boston Bruins3-4Win
29.12.22Detroit Red Wings6-3Win
19.12.22Vegas Golden Knights3-2Win
27.12.22Arizona Coyotes5-2Win
15.12.22Colorado Avalanche4-2Win

Head to Head


Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres Schedule

The game between the Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres will take place at Canadian Tire Centre (Ottawa) on Sunday, January 1 at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to watch Ottawa Senators vs Buffalo Sabres?

The match between the Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres will be telecast live on AT&T NESN, MSG.

CountryChannelDate and Time
United StatesNESN, MSG.January 1 (7:00 PM ET)

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