Buffalo hosts Vegas after Rodrigues’ 2-goal game
Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo hosts the Vegas Golden Knights after Evan Rodrigues scored two goals in the Sabres’ 5-1 victory over the Red Wings.
The Sabres are 13-6-3 at home. Buffalo has scored 26 power-play goals, converting on 18.8% of chances.
The Golden Knights have gone 10-8-3 away from home. Vegas has scored 29 power-play goals, converting on 21.8% of chances.
The teams square off Tuesday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 5-5-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .875 save percentage.
Sabres: 4-6-0, averaging 2.5 goals, four assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .898 save percentage.
INJURIES: Sabres: None listed.
Golden Knights: Cody Glass: out (lower body), Jonathan Marchessault: day to day (lower body).