Buffalo (8th - Atlantic) at Los Angeles (2nd - Pacific)

Matchup Details
Thu, Oct 23 - Staples Center
FACEOFF - 10:30 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Buffalo 1-6-0-02-5-6150-4-0-01-2-0-03-4
Los Angeles 4-1-1-02-4-1374-1-0-00-0-1-01-3
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Buffalo
PPlayerStatusNotes
GM. Hackett
Out indefinitely
Undisclosed
10/22/14
Hackett has been placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. It is unclear when he will return.
RWP. Kaleta
Late Oct
Face
10/07/14
Kaleta is on injured reserve while recovering from a facial injury. He is expected to miss seven-to-ten days.
Los Angeles
PPlayerStatusNotes
DJ. Muzzin
Prob Thurs
Upper Body
10/23/14
Muzzin has missed the last six games with an upper-body injury but is expected to return Thursday against the Sabres.
RWM. Gaborik
Out Thurs
Undisclosed
10/23/14
Gaborik has missed the last three games due to an undisclosed injury and will not return Thursday against the Sabres.
DS. Voynov
Out indefinitely
Suspension
10/20/14
Voynov has been suspended indefinitely due to a domestic violence investigation.
CT. Lewis
Out indefinitely
Upper Body
10/14/14
Lewis is suffering from an upper-body injury and is expected to be placed on injured reserve. There is no timetable for his return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Buffalo Sabres gained a moral victory by ending their lengthy goal-scoring drought. They shoot for an actual win Thursday as they continue their four-game road trip against the Los Angeles Kings. Buffalo began its trek in Anaheim on Wednesday and came within 5:06 of being shut out for a franchise-record third straight game before Tyler Ennis snapped the club's scoreless streak at 196 minutes, 59 seconds.

 
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MATCHUP EDGE
BUFEdge in:LA
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