Pittsburgh Penguins (10-5-0) @ Buffalo Sabres (6-8-1)
NBC, TSN2, 12:30 pm/et
First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY
The Pens visit Buffalo on a cold Sunday.
The Sabres are 11th in the East and they haven't won two games-in-a-row since the first two of the season. They beat the Bruins 4-2 on Friday. The Pens are one point behind New Jersey for the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference lead.
Season Series: 0-0-0
Last meeting that counted: March 30, 2012. Pens won 5-3.
What we said in our recap:
A couple of great things out of this game. One was Brent Johnson not embarrassing the human race. Whatever his injury was, it looks cleared up. Another great thing was that an apparently out-of-sorts Pens team went into the building of a team fighting for a playoff spot and matched the intensity. The Sabres were the hottest team in the league, on a 5-game winning streak. Not anymore.
And how about Dupuis' 13-game point streak? WTF. Longest ...