Buffalo (33-25-7) at Ottawa (24-29-10), 7:00 p.m. EST
OTTAWA (Ticker) -- The Buffalo Sabres aim for their third
straight victory when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Saturday
in a battle of Eastern Conference foes.
Tim Connolly scored a pair of goals and set up two others and
Patrick Lalime made 29 saves as the Sabres posted a 5-1 victory
over the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday.
Defenseman Andrej Sekera recorded a goal and an assist and Jason
Pominville and Drew Stafford netted power-play tallies for
Buffalo, which has won two in a row after suffering a three-game
Connolly has registered five points since signing a two-year
contract extension Wednesday with the Sabres, who have outscored
opponents, 10-2, in their last two contests.
Ottawa snapped a three-game skid with a 4-2 win over the
Edmonton Oilers on Thursday.
The Senators, who are 14-12-6 at home, have surrendered 12 goals
in their last three games.