Buffalo (21-15-5) at Detroit (28-7-5), 7:00 p.m. EST
DETROIT (Ticker) — Buffalo is one of the hotter teams in the
league. Unfortunately for the Sabres, the Detroit Red Wings may
be playing a little bit better.
Buffalo looks to extend its winning streak to five games when it
visits red-hot Detroit on Saturday.
Ryan Miller made 43 saves and stopped all three shots in the
shootout as Buffalo matched a season-high with its fourth
straight win, 2-1, against the New York Rangers on Friday.
Miller has allowed two goals or less in each of his last four
Ales Kotalik netted the lone goal in the bonus format and Derek
Roy scored in regulation for the Sabres.
While the Sabres’ winning streak is their longest since opening
the season with four wins, the Red Wings come in on a five-game
tear, outscoring opponents 22-7 over that span.
Marian Hossa, Daniel Cleary, All-Star Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik
Zetterberg all recorded a goal and an assist as Detroit pounded
Dallas, 6-1, on Thursday.
Detroit, which has won its past six contests at Joe Louis Arena,
opens a season-high six-game road trip at Dallas on Monday.