Feb. 7, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Tyler Ennis (63) and Montreal Canadiens center Alex Galchenyuk (27) wait for linesman Steve Barton (59) to drop the puck for a faceoff at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Preview: Canadiens host Sabres Tuesday Night


The red hot Habs return to the Bell Center to host the slumping Buffalo Sabres, as they look to continue there winning ways.

Montreal, winners of 5 straight, currently leads the Northeast division with 42 points which puts them in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference. The Sabres on the other hand, sit last in the Northeast with 24 points and 14th in the Eastern Conference.

Lets take a look at some head-to-head stats and some other notes for tonight’s game:

Head-to-Head Stats

Montreal Buffalo
Record 19-5-4 10-15-4
Home Record 9-3-2 5-6-2
Road Record 10-2-2 5-9-2
Goals For/Game 3.14(5th) 2.52(21st)
Goals Against/Game 2.43(6th) 3.14(27th)
Shots For/Game 30.5(6th) 29.2(14th)
Shots Against/Game 27.0(6th) 32.8(28th)
Overall PP 20.3(10th) 11.5(30th)
Home PP 19.4(17th) 13.5(28th)
Road PP 21.3(6th) 9.6(28th)
Overall PK 79.8(19th) 78.4(24th)
Home PK 78.3(25th) 76.2(27th)
Road PK 81.8(12th) 79.7(17th)
PIM/Game 13.8(23rd) 14.7(28th)
Streak Won 5 Lost 1

Leading Scorers
Montreal
Player GP Goals Assists Points
Michael Ryder 27 8 15 23
Max Pacioretty 24 8 14 22
Tomas Plekanec 28 12 8 20
Buffalo
Player GP Goals Assists Points
Thomas Vanek 26 14 17 31
Cody Hodgson 29 12 12 24
Jason Pominville 29 9 13 23
Goaltenders
Montreal
Goaltender Record GAA SV%
Carey Price 15-4-3 2.32 .913
Peter Budaj 4-1-1 2.47 .903
Buffalo
Goaltender Record GAA SV%
Ryan Miller 9-13-4 2.96 .909
Jhonas Enroth 1-2-0 3.26 .896

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