Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

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Dallas Stars
After Over Time
2:3
Buffalo Sabres
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The teams of Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres will battle it out at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Monday, 09:30 PM EDT. Prior to the meeting, the Stars are 1st in the standings of the Central Division with 63 points, while the Sabres are 5th in the Atlantic Division with 49 to their name.

Dallas Stars vs Buffalo Sabres Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 02-27-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
1 2 1 4
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
0 1 1 2

The Dallas Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 in their most recent meeting on February 27, 2022. Michael Raffl was the main reason for the Stars’ triumph back then. He spent 16:30 on the ice, earning 2 points by scoring two goals. On the other end of the ice, Cody Eakin was the best of the Sabres, finishing with 1 goal and spending 16:17 on the ice. The Stars’ goalie Jake Oettinger played at a very high level and ended the game with a 0.950 save percentage. His counterpart, Craig Anderson, was challenged with 31 attempts towards his goal, and four of those made it through to the back of his net. In the most recent five games, the Dallas Stars are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in three meetings while losing the other two.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team02-27-202201-20-202201-16-202010-14-201903-12-2019
Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
4 51 02
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
24 44 0

Dallas Stars Form

*Last 10 Dallas Stars Games - 5:4:1
01-21-202301-19-202301-18-202301-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-04-202301-03-2023
4:0vs Arizona Coyotes0:4@ Los Angeles Kings5:3@ San Jose Sharks0:4@ Vegas Golden Knights5:6vs Calgary Flames2:1@ New York Rangers1:2@ New York Islanders5:1vs Florida Panthers2:0@ Anaheim Ducks3:2@ Los Angeles Kings

When the Dallas Stars faced the Arizona Coyotes at home on January 21, they won 4-0.The Stars’ best player on the night was Radek Faksa, who spent 15:18 on the ice and chipped in with 2 points. He shot three times towards the enemy’s goal and scored two goals. The team’s netminder Jake Oettinger’s exploits also need to be mentioned, as he deflected 33 of the 33 shots sent towards his net, which was one of the main reasons behind the Stars’ victory. They are 5-4-1 across the last 10 outings and on a run of two back-to-back wins at the moment. Dallas will be out on the ice for their next game on Wednesday, January 25th, when the Stars are set to face the Carolina Hurricanes at home.

Dallas Stars Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    167.00
  • Goals Against
    124.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Dallas Stars Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Jake Oettinger

    Games Played:35
    Saves Percentage:0.926
    Shutouts:3
  • Top Skater

    Jason Robertson

    Games Played:48
    Goals:31
    Assists:33

Dallas Stars Missing Players

NONE

Buffalo Sabres Form

*Last 10 Buffalo Sabres Games - 5:4:1
01-21-202301-19-202301-17-202301-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-09-202301-07-202301-03-2023
6:3vs Anaheim Ducks3:2vs New York Islanders4:3@ Chicago Blackhawks1:4vs Florida Panthers3:5@ Nashville Predators2:4vs Winnipeg Jets3:4vs Seattle Kraken0:4vs Philadelphia Flyers6:5vs Minnesota Wild4:5@ Washington Capitals

The Buffalo Sabres met the Anaheim Ducks on January 21 at home, and the game finished with a 6-3 score in the hosts’ favor. The team’s best performer in that clash was Victor Olofsson, as he scored two goals in 16:03 of game time on the night. He attempted four shots in total towards the enemy’s net. Another reason for Buffalo’s victory was the brilliant performance of Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, who stopped 34 of the 37 shots that were sent towards his goal. The Sabres are 5-4-1 across the last 10 clashes and on a streak of two consecutive victories. The team will face the St. Louis Blues in the next game, set for Tuesday, January 24th, on enemy ice.

Buffalo Sabres Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    172.00
  • Goals Against
    155.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Buffalo Sabres Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    UkkoPekka Luukkonen

    Games Played:18
    Saves Percentage:0.899
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Tage Thompson

    Games Played:45
    Goals:32
    Assists:29

Buffalo Sabres Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3OTFinal
Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
1 0 1 0 2
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
1 0 1 1 3
Dallas StarsBuffalo Sabres
  • Score

    2
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    1
    3
  • PP Goals

    1
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Dallas StarsvsBuffalo Sabres
  • 1`01:23
    -
    Tage Thompson2 minutes for High Sticking Colin Miller
  • 1`01:48
    Jamie BennRoope Hintz, Joe Pavelski
    1-0
  • 1`03:41
    Ryan Suter2 minutes for Tripping Jeff Skinner
    -
  • 1`11:29
    1-1
    Rasmus DahlinCasey Mittelstadt
  • 1`12:14
    Roope Hintz2 minutes for High Sticking Tage Thompson
    -
  • 3`01:44
    1-2
    Victor OlofssonJeff Skinner, Tage Thompson
  • 3`05:58
    Jason RobertsonJoe Pavelski
    2-2
  • 3`16:41
    Jason Robertson2 minutes for High Sticking Alex Tuch