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Game Preview | The Sabers Take on the Flames After Dark Tonight

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This post will be updated with additional lineup news and notes following the Buffalo Sabers’ morning skate in Calgary.Until then check it out Yesterday’s practice report.

Video: Battle of Alberta: Sabers Edition

The Sabers continue their four-game trip tonight in Calgary. The showdown with the Flames from the Scotiabank Saddledome will air at 9:30pm on MSG and WGR 550, where he will have pre-match coverage from 9pm.

here are some Top notes from @SabresPR Heading to the game:

• This is the first of two meetings between the Sabers and the Flames this season.
• Last match: Buffalo beat Calgary 1-0 in overtime on March 18, 2022 in Calgary.
• NEXT MEETING: Saturday, February 11th in Buffalo

• The Sabers are 4-3-3 in their last 10 games against the Flames. 3-6-1 on the road.
• This is the 114th ever game between Buffalo and Calgary. Buffalo has his 54-39-20 series record.
• The Sabers are always 21-24-12 going up against the Flames.

Rasmus Darling When JJ Peterka He has scored points in each of the team’s first three games.
• Pieterka is one of only four rookies in Saber history to open a season with points in all three games (Tyler Ennis, 2010; Calle Johansson, 1987; Victor Olofsson2019).

• Olofsson (4 games) is the only Sabers rookie to start the season with a point in each of the first four games or more of the season.
• Olofsson scored three goals (1+2) in three games against the Flames.

• Darling leads the Sabers in goals (3), points (4), plus/minus (+5) and shots (13).
• According to NHL Stats, Darling’s goal tonight makes him the longest defender in NHL history (four games) to hold a single Opening Day scoring streak.
• A goal tonight would make Darling only the second Sabers defender in history to score in four consecutive games since Phil Howsley (22-30 November 1988).
• Darling entered the game Wednesday and led the league in points scored defensively (3rd T-1st), points scored defensively (4th T-3rd), shots (13th T-5th) and on-ice time. Ranked. Game (24:29, T-13).

Eric Comrie He made a career-high 46 saves against the Oilers on October 18 in Edmonton.
• The previous record was 42 by Ty Conklin (March 15, 2007, Florida) and Michal Neuvirth (March 7, 2014, Florida).
• Comrie’s 46 saves marked the highest total by a Sabers goaltender since Carter Hutton’s 47-save shutout on October 17, 2019 in Los Angeles.
• In his career, Comrie went 5-2-1, had a .915 save percentage, and averaged 2.61 goals in eight games against Pacific Division opponents.

• when Dylan Cozens and Peterka are both on ice in Buffalo. Sabers high his danger percentage scoring chances is 62.50 and percentage scoring chances is 58.33.
• At 5-5, Buffalo’s Corsi in percentage is 57.89 and Pieterka is on the ice, representing the team’s best total.

• The Sabers did not allow a tie in the 2022-23 season. Zemgath Gilgensons When Kyle Okposo Only two of the 28 total face-offs took place in the offensive zone, but both were on the ice.