by Tony on 11/28/08 at 07:00 AM ET
Penguins at Sabres, 7:30 PM ET, HSBC Arena
Penguins, 13-5-3, 29 pts., 4th in Eastern Conference
Sabres, 10-8-3, 23 pts, 9th in Eastern Conference
Season series: 2nd meeting
Last game vs. Sabres: Penguins def. Sabres, 5-2, Nov. 15th.
Special teams rankings:
Powerplay: Penguins 17.7% (17th), Sabres 18.8% (15th)
Penalty Kill: Penguins 82.8% (12th), Sabres 85.1% (6th)
Probably goaltender rankings:
SV%: Penguins - Dany Sabourin .924 (10th), Sabres - Ryan Miller .910 (T-19th)
GAA: Penguins - Dany Sabourin 1.96 (3rd), Sabres - Ryan Miller 2.53 (17th)
- Max Talbot is day-to-day with a foot injury, Janne Pesonen has been recalled from Wilkes/Barre-Scranton.
- Evgeni Malkin now has a 5 goal lead in the NHL scoring race over Simon Gagne with 35 points.
- Brooks Orpik is now 2nd in the NHL in hits with 81, 10 behind Boston’s Milan Lucic. Matt Cooke is 11th with 62.
- Mike Zigomanis continues to lead the NHL in faceoff pct. with 63.0%.
- Miro Satan leads the Pens in shooting pct. with 21.4%.
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