Buffalo Sabres vs Detroit Red Wings 1/20/2017 Game 45
 
Tonight the Sabres take on the Detroit red wings,  and they have a chance to break a huge streak tonight. The sabres havent beat the Red Wings twice in a row since 1995 and they can do that with a win here tonight.  In the last 5 games the Sabres have scored first but lost three of those games.  Here is a current look at the Atlantic Division standings standings.  

                                                         W                    L                  OTL               PTS                  GP

Canadiens                                27                   13                   6                   60                     46

Senators                                    24                   15                   4                   52                     43

Bruins                                         23                   19                   6                   52                     48

Maple Leafs                            21                   14                   8                   50                     43

Panthers                                  20                    18                   9                   49                     47          

Lightning                                 21                    21                   5                   47                     47

Red Wings                              20                    19                   6                   46                     45

Sabres                                       17                    18                    9                  43                     45


The Sabres are currently are 9 pts out of a playoff spot, the Sabres do have 3 games in hand on the Bruins and two on the Panthers and Lightning. With a Sabres win they will be 7 pts behind Boston,  this is a game the Sabres have to win.