Powerplay and penalty kill numbers over the first half-dozen matches
The Panthers spoiled the Islanders' home opener and the Isles will be looking to take revenge tonight in Sunrise. Since that game, the Isles have won 3 of 4 and the Cats have won 2 of 5.
Ryan Miller preserved a shutout against the Florida Panthers on Thursday night as the Sabres won 3-0.
We're only six games into this young NHL season, and the Florida Panthers have been shut out twice already, this time with a pretty listless effort at home against the Buffalo Sabres, who walked...
While the Sabres didn't make as many changes as the Panthers this off-season, new owner Terry Pegula showed he is not afraid to spend money, going after high priced free agents including Christian Ehrhoff and putting his team up against the cap.
The Buffalo Sabres are on the road again, traveling to Sunrise, to face the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
|- No scoring. Penalties - Stephen Weiss, Florida (Hi-sticking), 18:24.|
|- 1, Buffalo Goal - Thomas Vanek (5), from Jason Pominville and Tyler Myers at 2:33. 2, Buffalo Goal - Jason Pominville (2), from Ville Leino at 16:56. Penalties - Matt Bradley, Florida (Fighting (maj)), 11:13; Paul Gaustad, Buffalo (Fighting (maj)), 11:13; Drew Stafford, Buffalo (Slashing), 18:20.|
|- 3, Buffalo Power-Play Goal - Thomas Vanek (6), from Jason Pominville and Marc-Andre Gragnani at 17:31. Penalties - Kris Versteeg, Florida (Hooking), 7:48; Jason Garrison, Florida (Boarding), 16:28.|