Sabres Face Wild in Non-Conference Matchup


The Buffalo Sabres will face off against the Minnesota Wild in a non-conference matchup in Buffalo, New York. Both teams aim to improve their standings in the league.

Overview of Teams’ Records

The Buffalo Sabres, currently positioned seventh in the Atlantic Division, hold a 6-6-1 record overall, with a 3-4-0 record at home. On the other hand, the Minnesota Wild, ranked sixth in the Central Division, have a 5-6-2 record overall and a 2-4-1 record on the road.

Key Player Performances

Noteworthy performances include Casey Mittelstadt with three goals and nine assists for the Sabres, and Joel Eriksson Ek with seven goals and six assists for the Wild. Tage Thompson and Ryan Hartman have also demonstrated strong performances for their respective teams.

Recent Team Performances

In their last 10 games, the Sabres have had a record of 5-4-1, averaging 3.5 goals and 5.6 assists per game, while the Wild have a record of 3-5-2, averaging 3.3 goals and 6.1 assists. Both teams have faced challenges in terms of penalties and injury setbacks.

Injury Updates

Several players from both teams are currently listed as out or day-to-day due to various undisclosed, upper body, lower body, and Achilles injuries. These injuries may impact the lineup for the upcoming matchup.