Buffalo Sabres vs New Jersey Devils – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Buffalo Sabres
Final
1:3
New Jersey Devils
Highlights and Stats


Buffalo Sabres squares off against New Jersey Devils on Friday, 09:00 PM EDT at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. The hosts of the upcoming meeting are with 18 points and occupy the 7th place in the standings of the Atlantic Division, while the visitors have collected 32 thus far and sit on the 1st position in the Metropolitan Division.

Buffalo Sabres vs New Jersey Devils Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 04-21-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
0 3 2 5
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
0 1 1 2

The two teams last met on the ice on April 21, 2022, and the clash ended in a 5-2 win for the Buffalo Sabres on the road during the regular 60 minutes. Jeff Skinner had a leading role for the Sabres and finished the game with 2 points in 15:04 of playing time. He made two shots on the enemy goal and converted one of them. On the other half of the court, it was N. Okhotiuk who contributed the most, scoring 1 goal for a total of 15:54 of game time. The Sabres’ triumph may also be attributed to the team’s netminder. Craig Anderson managed to stop 29 of the 31 shots, which was enough to seal the victory. The other side’s goalkeeper, Andrew Hammond, ended the night with a 0.821 save percentage. There is no clear favorite when it comes to the latest five encounters, as the Buffalo Sabres won twice and the New Jersey Devils triumphed three times in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team04-21-202212-29-202110-23-202104-08-202104-06-2021
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
53 13 5
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
2 42 63

Buffalo Sabres Form

*Last 10 Buffalo Sabres Games - 2:8:0
11-23-202211-22-202211-19-202211-16-202211-15-202211-12-202211-10-202211-08-202211-05-202211-04-2022
6:2vs St. Louis Blues2:7@ Montreal Canadiens5:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs4:1@ Ottawa Senators4:5vs Vancouver Canucks1:3vs Boston Bruins4:7vs Vegas Golden Knights1:4vs Arizona Coyotes5:3@ Tampa Bay Lightning5:3@ Carolina Hurricanes

On 11/23, the Buffalo Sabres faced the St. Louis Blues, and in the end, the score was 6-2 in their favor. It was Jeff Skinner who concluded the match as the Buffalo Sabres’ best skater on the night. He spent 17:06 on the ice and was personally responsible for earning two points. He finished the meeting by scoring two of his four shots on goal. UkkoPekka Luukkonen’s heroics between the sticks were the main reason for their triumph on the night, as he saved 34 of the 36 shots he faced. The Buffalo Sabres are 2-8-0 when it comes to their latest 10 games and have won two in a row. They own a 5-6-0 record when playing at home this season. The calendar shows that the Buffalo Sabres will next be against the Tampa Bay Lightning on 11/28 at their own arena.

Buffalo Sabres Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    75.00
  • Goals Against
    70.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Buffalo Sabres Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Eric Comrie

    Games Played:11
    Saves Percentage:0.887
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Tage Thompson

    Games Played:20
    Goals:13
    Assists:13

Buffalo Sabres Missing Players

NONE

New Jersey Devils Form

*Last 10 New Jersey Devils Games - 9:1:0
11-23-202211-21-202211-19-202211-17-202211-15-202211-12-202211-10-202211-08-202211-05-202211-03-2022
1:2vs Toronto Maple Leafs5:2vs Edmonton Oilers1:5@ Ottawa Senators2:3@ Toronto Maple Leafs1:5@ Montreal Canadiens4:2vs Arizona Coyotes4:3vs Ottawa Senators3:2vs Calgary Flames3:4@ Calgary Flames3:4@ Edmonton Oilers

The New Jersey Devils met the Toronto Maple Leafs on 11/23 at home, and the game finished with a 1-2 score in the visitors’ favor. The Devils were led by Dougie Hamilton, who finished with 1 point on the night. He was on the ice for 25:18 and sent seven shots towards the opposition goal, with one of them nestling in the net. The Devils had Vitek Vanecek at goal, and he was tested with 20 shots on target, blocking 18 and allowing 2 to roll past him. The New Jersey Devils own a 9-1-0 record for the previous 10 meetings and, as of now, are on a streak of L1. When traveling, they are 8-0 throughout the campaign. The team will be on the ice again on Saturday, November 26th, when the Devils are scheduled to play against the Washington Capitals at their own arena.

New Jersey Devils Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    74.00
  • Goals Against
    46.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

New Jersey Devils Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Vitek Vanecek

    Games Played:13
    Saves Percentage:0.917
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Jesper Bratt

    Games Played:20
    Goals:8
    Assists:16

New Jersey Devils Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
0 1 0 1
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
0 3 0 3
Buffalo SabresNew Jersey Devils
  • Score

    1
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    1
    1
  • PP Goals

    0
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Buffalo SabresvsNew Jersey Devils
  • 1`10:01
    -
    Erik Haula2 minutes for Delay Game
  • 2`02:00
    0-1
    Jack HughesDawson Mercer, Erik Haula
  • 2`05:47
    0-2
    Jesper BoqvistYegor Sharangovich
  • 2`14:19
    Victor OlofssonCasey Mittelstadt, Henri Jokiharju
    1-2
  • 2`17:55
    1-3
    Tomas TatarNico Hischier, Jesper Bratt
  • 3`03:45
    Tyson Jost2 minutes for High Sticking Yegor Sharangovich
    -

Players Stats

Buffalo Sabres

SKATERPOSGA+/-PIMSOGHITSGVLSGVATKAFO%TOIPP TOISH TOI
Victor OlofssonLW1010310010.0012:4000:3900:00
Casey MittelstadtC01101010135.3013:3000:3900:00
Henri JokiharjuD0100113010.0021:1500:0900:43
Casey FitzgeraldD0000100000.0012:0600:0000:44
Tage ThompsonRW00-103301047.1018:3801:1201:16
Alex TuchRW00-10240000.0019:3101:1200:58
Tyson JostC00024200050.0013:2300:0900:00
Rasmus DahlinD00-20521240.0027:0501:1200:00
Ilya LyubushkinD0000041110.0013:5000:0001:18
Mattias SamuelssonD00-20115000.0020:5200:0001:15
Dylan CozensC00-201100042.9018:0601:1200:23
Jack QuinnRW00-201001050.0015:0000:3900:00
JJ PeterkaRW00-20101000.0014:2000:3900:00
Vinnie HinostrozaC0010010000.0010:4600:0000:37
Zemgus GirgensonsLW00001110150.0014:3000:0900:21
Owen PowerD0000114000.0023:1500:4800:00
Kyle OkposoRW00005110133.3014:1900:0900:25
Jeff SkinnerLW00-103003060.0017:5501:1200:00
GOALIEPOSSHASVSV%PIMTOI
Craig AndersonGK44410.932056:59

New Jersey Devils

SKATERPOSGA+/-PIMSOGHITSGVLSGVATKAFO%TOIPP TOISH TOI
Jack HughesC100050001100.0016:4701:2400:09
Tomas TatarLW1010302020.0017:3300:5400:00
Jesper BoqvistC10101000057.1009:0800:0000:09
Jesper BrattLW0110202010.0018:4001:0600:09
Yegor SharangovichC0110204010.0011:2500:0001:12
Nico HischierC01102000063.0019:3901:2400:50
Dawson MercerC01004000050.0013:2200:0000:09
Erik HaulaLW01021300173.3014:4500:3600:00
Brendan SmithD0000221010.0014:5400:0000:30
Dougie HamiltonD0020231000.0021:0001:2300:09
Miles WoodLW0000510000.0016:2700:5300:00
Ryan GravesD0000611000.0020:2900:0000:39
Damon SeversonD0000100000.0014:5900:3600:00
Jonas SiegenthalerD0020201000.0024:4600:0001:28
John MarinoD0000011000.0021:4300:0001:12
Michael McLeodC00001110038.5014:4100:0000:32
Nathan BastianRW00004311050.0016:1001:0700:52
Fabian ZetterlundLW0010100000.0011:3900:3700:00
GOALIEPOSSHASVSV%PIMTOI
Akira SchmidGK34330.971059:53

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