Buffalo (8th - Atlantic) at Montreal (1st - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Sat, Jan 21 - Bell Centre
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Buffalo 17-18-4-527-17-36710-8-1-27-10-3-318-22
Montreal 27-13-5-128-18189516-5-2-011-8-3-120-18
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Buffalo
PPlayerStatusNotes
GA. Nilsson
Prob Fri
Illness
01/20/17
Nilsson will likely play against the Red Wings on Friday despite ailing due to an illness.
DJ. Gorges
Out indefinitely
Hip
01/17/17
Gorges is sidelined with a hip injury and there is no timetable for return.
DD. Kulikov
Out indefinitely
Back
01/11/17
Kulikov is on injured reserve with an injury to his back and it is undetermined when he will return to game action.
CJ. Larsson
out for season
Wrist
01/11/17
Larsson is expected to miss the remainder of the season as he has been placed on the injured reserve list after having surgery to repair a dislocated wrist and an elbow injury.
CC. McCormick
out for season
Illness
10/17/16
McCormick has not played since the mid-way part of the 2015-2016 season due to blood clots in his calf muscle. He is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season as well.
Montreal
PPlayerStatusNotes
GC. Price
Ques Fri
Rest
01/19/17
Price is not expected to see any action against the Devils on Friday due to a routine day of rest.
CD. Desharnais
Early Feb
Knee
12/07/16
Desharnais sustained a knee injury and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks as a result.
DA. Markov
Out indefinitely
Groin
01/18/17
Markov is out of action due to a groin injury and is on the injured reserve. He has returned to practice but it is unknown when he will make his return to the lineup.
RWB. Gallagher
Early March
Hand
01/06/17
Gallagher underwent surgery to repair a fracture in his left hand and is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks as a result.
DG. Pateryn
Early Feb
Ankle
12/11/16
Pateryn is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks as he has been placed on injured reserve with a fractured ankle.
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