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Game Preview: Pens-Sabres

by Michelle Crechiolo @PensInsideScoop / Penguins Team Reporter

The Pens finish their three-game road trip tonight in Buffalo.

MATCH: Penguins vs. Sabres

TIME: 7 p.m. EST

PLACE: Keybank Center

TV: ROOT Sports

RADIO: 105.9 FM the X

WHAT TO WATCH FOR:

This is the first of three meetings between the teams this season … The Pens have won nine straight games against the Sabres and six straight visits to KeyBank Center … The Sabres have just one win during the month of November. Buffalo has lost eight of its last nine games and is winless in seven straight … The Pens are coming off a 3-2 overtime victory over the New York Islanders on Friday at Barclays Center. … Sidney Crosby's assist on Kris Letang's overtime game-winning goal yesterday was the 12th OT helper of Crosby's career, establishing a new franchise record … Marc-Andre Fleury figures to make his first start since Nov. 10 against Minnesota. That night, Fleury made a season-high 40 saves. In between starts, Fleury came on in relief of Matt Murray on Wednesday in Washington. … Fleury has won seven straight games against the Sabres, posting a 0.86 goals-against average and a .963 save percentage with three shutouts.

MORNING SKATE REPORT:

The Pens did not hold a morning skate with this being the second game of a back-to-back set. Head coach Mike Sullivan will address the media at 5 p.m. 

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