Foligno, Saad lead Blue Jackets to win against Sabres
Nick Foligno put the Blue Jackets ahead in the 2nd period and Brandon Saad buried his 30th goal, leading Columbus over the Sabres, 4-1
KORPISALO BACKSTOPS BLUE JACKETS PAST SABRES Joonas Korpisalo made 34 saves to help the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1-0 record in their past five road games vs. the Buffalo Sabres, dating to Oct. 10, 2013 (BUF: 1-3-1).
* Korpisalo is 16-11-4 (2.60 GAA, .920 SV%). His 16 victories are third among rookie goaltenders, behind Mike Condon (20) and John Gibson (20).
Rookie forwards Cole Schneider and Evan Rodrigues and rookie goaltender Jason Kasdorf will each make their NHL debut Friday when the Buffalo Sabres play the Columbus Blue Jackets at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Schneider and Rodrigues were recalled Thursday to join the Sabres for their final practice of the season. Kasdorf was signed to an entry-level contract by Buffalo on March 14.