Toronto visits Buffalo after Johnsson's 2 goal-game
Buffalo, New York; Friday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres host Toronto after Andreas Johnsson scored two goals in the Maple Leafs' 6-0 win against the Red Wings.
The Sabres are 7-7-2 in Eastern Conference games. Buffalo has converted on 18.8% of power-play opportunities, recording 15 power-play goals.
The Maple Leafs are 6-7-4 against conference opponents. Toronto has scored 15 power-play goals, converting on 19.5% of chances.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 4-5-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
Sabres: 2-6-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.5 penalties and 11.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .886 save percentage.
Sabres Injuries: Rasmus Dahlin: out (upper body).
Maple Leafs Injuries: None listed.