Blue Jackets play the Sabres, look for 7th straight victory
Buffalo, New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus will try to keep its six-game win streak intact when the Blue Jackets take on Buffalo.
The Sabres are 11-15-4 in conference games. Buffalo has allowed 39 power-play goals, killing 74.2% of opponent chances.
The Blue Jackets are 10-5-3 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division. Columbus has given up 25 power-play goals, killing 81.9% of opponent opportunities.
In their last meeting on Oct. 7, Columbus won 4-3.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 8-2-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.3 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game with a .949 save percentage.
Sabres: 5-5-0, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.4 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.
Blue Jackets: Joonas Korpisalo: out (lower body).