Here are the projected lineups for Saturday night’s game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place. The Sabres did not skate, while the Sens held an optional practice, with only Chris Phillips, Filip Kuba and Erik Karlsson sitting out.
Milan Michalek – Jason Spezza – Colin Greening
Nick Foligno – Stephane Da Costa – Bobby Butler
Kaspars Daugavins – Zack Smith – Chris Neil
Nikita Filatov – Jesse Winchester – Erik Condra
Filip Kuba – Erik Karlsson
Jared Cowen – Sergei Gonchar
Chris Phillips – Brian Lee
Craig Anderson will get the start, with Alex Auld serving as backup.
Zenon Konopka and David Rundblad are the healthy scratches.
Thomas Vanek – Luke Adam – Jason Pominville
Ville Leino – Derek Roy – Drew Stafford
Nathan Gerbe – Paul Gaustad – Brad Boyes
Cody McCormick – Matt Ellis – Corey Tropp
Robyn Regehr – Jordan Leopold
Tyler Myers – Andrej Sekera
Marc-Andre Gragnani – Christian Ehrhoff
Ryan Miller is expected to get the start, with Jhonas Enroth backing him up.