BRUINS (16-10-5) at SABRES (8-18-7)
7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports, NESN, NHL.TV
Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak will look to extend his NHL season-long point streak to 13 games when the Bruins visit the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Tuesday.
Pastrnak has 14 points (five goals, nine assists) in his past 12 games, and established the longest point streak in the League this season with an assist in a 7-2 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday. Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos and Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov each had an 11-game point streak earlier this season.
Goaltender Anton Khudobin is expected to start for the Bruins, who are 6-2-1 in their past nine games.
Goaltender Robin Lehner will start for the Sabres, who have lost two straight and are 2-5-3 in their past 10 games.
Center Jacob Josefson returns to the Sabres lineup after missing nine games with an ankle injury.
Players to watch
Bruins left wing Brad Marchand has 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in a nine-game point streak.
Sabres forward Evander Kane has eight points (two goals, six assists) in his past seven games, with points in six of seven.
They said it
"We played really good, a lot of things to take away, but now we've got to put it behind us and get ready for another tough game tomorrow." -- Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy after the win against the Blue Jackets
"I think they made a big commitment to their play without the puck. It reflects; they're sixth in the League in goals-against, their shot-attempts against are No. 1. … They're paying particular attention to detail when they don't have [the puck]. … They're paying a price to win, so that's what you're up against." -- Sabres coach Phil Housley on the Bruins
Bruins projected lineup
Brad Marchand -- Patrice Bergeron -- David Pastrnak
Jake DeBrusk -- Ryan Spooner -- Anders Bjork
Danton Heinen -- Riley Nash -- David Backes
Tim Schaller -- Sean Kuraly -- Noel Acciari
Zdeno Chara -- Charlie McAvoy
Torey Krug -- Brandon Carlo
Matt Grzelcyk -- Kevan Miller
Scratched: Paul Postma, Frank Vatrano
Injured: David Krejci (upper body), Peter Cehlarik (lower body), Adam McQuaid (leg)
Sabres projected lineup
Evander Kane -- Jack Eichel -- Jason Pominville
Benoit Pouliot -- Ryan O'Reilly -- Kyle Okposo
Zemgus Girgensons -- Johan Larsson -- Sam Reinhart
Evan Rodrigues -- Jacob Josefson -- Jordan Nolan
Marco Scandella -- Rasmus Ristolainen
Nathan Beaulieu -- Zach Bogosian
Jake McCabe -- Victor Antipin
Scratched: Scott Wilson, Josh Gorges, Justin Falk
Injured: Taylor Fedun (lower body)
The Bruins did not skate on Tuesday. … To make room for Josefson, the Sabres sent forward Hudson Fasching to
Rochester of the American Hockey League on Monday.
The Bruins are 1-3-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets this season. … Lehner is 4-10-3 with a 2.80 goals-against average and .920 save percentage in 18 games against Boston.