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February 7, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Canadiens vs. Sabres
  • 6-3-0
  • 27
  • 19
  • 23.5%
  • 82.2%
  • A. Markov (9 PTS)
  • 6-3-0
  • GF
  • GA
  • %PP
  • %PK
  • 3-6-1
  • 30
  • 37
  • 16.7%
  • 78.0%
  • T. VANEK (19 pts)
  • 3-6-1
 Rene Bourque scored two goals against the Sabres when the two clubs met last Saturday afternoon in Montreal.
The Canadiens hit the road for a one-game road trip as Michel Therrien's squad visits the Sabres on Thursday night at First Niagara Center in Buffalo.

The Habs had their two-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night in Montreal, losing 2-1 to the Eastern Conference leading Boston Bruins in Montreal.
Buffalo, meanwhile, dropped their third game in a row on Tuesday night in Ottawa as the Senators downed the Sabres 4-3 at Scotiabank Place.

In the first of four meetings between the Northeast Division rivals last Saturday afternoon, the Habs downed the Sabres 6-1 at the Bell Centre.

The Canadiens sit sixth in the Eastern Conference, while the Sabres are currently in 14th spot.
In 46 career games against the Canadiens, Jason Pominville has registered 29 points (8G, 21A).

  • Travis Moen will not play Thursday night against the Sabres due to a lower body injury. Ryan White will take his place in the lineup.
  • P.K. Subban has picked up points in each of the three games he's played in this season. He scored his first goal of the year against Boston on Wednesday.
  • Peter Budaj will make his second start of the season for the Canadiens. He has a 3-1-1 lifetime record against the Sabres.
  • Thomas Vanek was held pointless for the first time this season in Tuesday's loss to Ottawa.
  • Cody Hodgson has registered seven points in his last four games (2G, 5A).
  • Ryan Miller should get the start for the Sabres after Jhonas Enroth got his second start of the year on Tuesday against Ottawa.
"we're in their barn and they want to get back against us again. we definitely have to be ready for a tough test."

Number of goals all-time the Canadiens have scored in 254 games played against the Sabres.