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Sharpen Up: December 18, 2018

Here's what you need to know before the Sabres take on the Panthers tonight

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres take on the Florida Panthers tonight. Faceoff is at 7 p.m. and tickets are on sale now. If you can't make it to KeyBank Center, catch the GMC Game Night pregame show at 6:30 on MSG. 

Buffalo picked up three out of four points on the road over the weekend against Washington and Boston, and they're 3-1-0 in their last four games. They'll look to keep that going against a Panthers team who beat them in overtime back on Nov. 30.

Here's what you need to know.

 

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Sharpen Up: December 17, 2018

Here's what you need to know heading into your Monday

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

There's been a lot written lately about how Jack Eichel has been playing. The Sabres captain is having a career year and last night, he put all of his talents on display. 

Eichel put up two goals and two assists in his hometown as the Sabres downed the Bruins 4-2 at TD Garden. 

The Sabres picked up three of four points on the road trip that saw them take on the Bruins and the Metropolitan Division-leading Washington Capitals on back-to-back nights.

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Sharpen Up: December 16, 2018

What you need to know before the Sabres conclude a back-to-back set in Boston

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

It's a game night in Boston. 

The Sabres earned a hard-fought point in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals last night at Capital One Arena. Jack Eichel scored two goals, Rasmus Dahlin tallied three points (1+2) and Carter Hutton made 35 saves. 

Tonight, the Sabres are in Boston for their first matchup with the Bruins since a 4-0 loss at home on opening night. Coverage on MSG-B begins at 4:30 p.m. with the GMC Game Night pregame show, or you can listen live on WGR 550. The puck drops at 5.

Here's what you need to know. 

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Sharpen Up: December 15, 2018

What you need to know ahead of tonight's game in Washington

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

It's a game night in Washington, D.C. 

The Sabres will meet the reigning Stanley Cup champions twice in the upcoming week, beginning with a visit to Capital One Arena tonight. Coverage on MSG-B begins at 6:30 p.m. with the GMC Game Night pregame show, or you can listen live on WGR 550. The puck drops at 7. 

The Sabres will be without forward Patrik Berglund, who was suspended this morning. Defenseman Marco Scandella, out for the past eight games with an upper-body injury, has not been ruled out for a return to the lineup.

Here's what you need to know.

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Sharpen Up: December 14, 2018

Here's what you need to know heading into the weekend

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres are now winners of back-to-back games as they hit the road for a pair of games this weekend. They'll face the Metropolitan Division-leading Washington Capitals on Saturday and the resurgent Boston Bruins, who have won three in a row, on Sunday.

Buffalo defeated Arizona 3-1 last night at KeyBank Center thanks to goals from Casey Mittelstadt, Jeff Skinner and Evan Rodrigues, and 25 saves from Carter Hutton.

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Sharpen Up: December 13, 2018

Here's what you need to know before the Sabres host the Coyotes tonight

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres and Coyotes face off tonight at KeyBank Center. It's a 7 p.m. faceoff with the GMC Game Night pregame show kicking off at 6:30 on MSG. 

Dan and Rayzor will have the call on MSG and WGR 550. If you can make it to the arena, tickets are on sale now.

Here's what you need to know. 

 

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Sharpen Up: December 12, 2018

Here's what you need to know after the Sabres' come-from-behind victory over the Kings

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The comeback kids did it again to snap a five-game winless streak. Jeff Skinner capped the comeback with an overtime goal as the Sabres defeated the Kings 4-3 on home ice. 

They'll be back at practice today and then they'll play the Coyotes tomorrow night to close out the four-game homestand.

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Sharpen Up: December 11, 2018

Here's what you need to know before the Sabres take on the Kings

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres' homestand rolls on tonight with the Los Angeles Kings in town. Buffalo is looking to end its current 0-3-2 skid. 

Check out the GMC Game Night pregame show on MSG starting at 6:30 p.m. Dan and Rayzor will then have the call just after 7 on MSG and WGR 550.

And tickets are still available for tonight, so why not stop by and see the action in person?

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Sharpen Up: December 10, 2018

Here's what you need to know on Monday

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres are going to put the last game behind them as they return to the ice today at Harborcenter. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Flyers scored six unanswered goals, including four in the third period, to come away with a 6-2 victory. 

Buffalo held a team meeting yesterday morning, will practice today and get right back at it with a game against the Kings tomorrow night at KeyBank Center.

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Sharpen Up: December 8, 2018

Here's what you need to know before the Sabres host the Flyers this afternoon

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres are back at home this afternoon as the four-game homestand rolls on. Today, it'll be the Philadelphia Flyers who will challenge Buffalo. 

It's a 1 p.m. faceoff from KeyBank Center. Duffer and Marty will kick things off with the GMC Game Night pregame show at 12:30. Stick around for lineup news and notes when we hear from coach Phil Housley later this morning. 

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