GDT: Boston at Buffalo 10/4/18 7PM Game 1

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  1. CrazyPsycho

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    Feel the excitment, 7 hours before puck drop we don't even have a thread up. If someone wants to make a better one, feel free to delete this one.

    Not liking the fact Boston got smashed last night.

    Lines as of yesterday.

    Forwards:
    Skinner-Eichel-Reinhart
    Sheary-Berglund-Thompson
    Sobotka-Mittelstadt-Okposo
    Girgensons-Rodrigues-Pominville
    Elie

    Defense:
    Ristolainen-Scandella
    McCabe-Dahlin
    Beaulieu-Nelson
    Tennyson

    Goalies:
    Hutton
    Ullmark
     
  2. Snippit

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    We're gonna looooooooseeeeeeeeeeee

    But I'm still super excited
     
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    Ah, the first day of the season. We're .500 and have hopes and aspirations of a good year. It's the best day of the season for Sabres fans. ^_^


    4-2 Sabres

    Eichel * 2
    Okposo
    Dahlin
     
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    ZZamboni Puttin' on the Foil

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    I’ll be going to this battle of the network stars. An ineffective Marchand would be so nice tonight. As well as a win. In that order :laugh:

    Oh yea, and no Sabres injuries.
     
  5. Freeeeedom

    Freeeeedom But they can never take our Eichel

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    Those Boston jabronies looked like a bunch of chumps. Sabres win 4-2 baby
     
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    Lets go Sabres!
     
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    You just say that because it’s against the board rules to wish for someone on the ltir, right?
     
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    4-1

    Eichel es
    Dahlin es
    Reinhart pp
    Dahlin en


    Hockey is back!!!!
     
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    Game Preview: 10/4/18 vs. Boston

    LAST GAME
    N/A

    CURRENT INJURIES – (Man Games Lost: 0)
    Player (injury, first game missed) – total games missed
    Matt Hunwick (neck, Oct. 4; injured reserve) – 0 games
    Johan Larsson (lower body, Oct. 4; injured reserve) – 0 games
    Sean Malone (knee, Oct. 4; injured reserve) – 0 games
    Scott Wilson (ankle, Oct. 4; injured reserve) – 0 games

    TRANSACTIONS IN PAST 7 DAYS
    9/29: Assigned D Lawrence Pilut to Rochester (AHL)
    9/30: Assigned F Justin Bailey and F Nicholas Baptiste to Rochester (AHL)
    10/1: Acquired D Jack Dougherty from Nashville in exchange for F Nicholas Baptiste; Assigned D Jack Dougherty, F Alexander Nylander, D Brendan Guhle and D Brandon Hickey to Rochester (AHL)
    10/2: Claimed F Remi Elie off waivers from Dallas; Placed F Johan Larsson, F Sean Malone, F Scott Wilson and D Matt Hunwick on IR

    UPCOMING GAMES
    Saturday, Oct. 6: NY Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
    Monday, Oct. 8: Vegas at Buffalo, 3 p.m.
    Thursday, Oct. 11: Colorado at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 13: Buffalo at Arizona, 9 p.m.
    Tuesday, Oct. 16: Buffalo at Vegas, 10 p.m.

    TONIGHT’S GAME
    BRUINS at SABRES
    • This is the first of four meetings between the Sabres and Bruins this season.
    • Last meeting: Buffalo defeated Boston 4-1 in Buffalo on Feb. 25
    • Next meeting: Sunday, Dec. 16 in Boston
    • The Sabres are 3-5-2 in their last 10 games vs. the Bruins; 3-5-2 at home.
    • This is the 290th game all-time between Buffalo and Boston; Buffalo has a 124-121-44 series record.
    • The Sabres are 74-49-23 at home against the Bruins all-time.
     
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    I feel like our success will hinge on the effectiveness of the 3rd line and 3rd pairing. If the 3rd line can generate offense and take some attention away from the first two we'll be in good shape. If the 3rd pairing isn't a tire fire, we'll be in good shape.
     
  12. Myllz

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    Skinner - Eichel - Reinhart

    Let the season-long berating of Housley...begin!
     
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    Let’s just start out with goaltending ... if that’s average to good ... we’ll be in very good shape. It would be so nice to get and stay below a 2.2 GAA. Significantly lower would be sweet!
     
  14. 1point21Gigawatts

    1point21Gigawatts hell's a gigawatt?

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    I give it a week and then sheary will get a look on the first line.
     
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    6-5 BUF. Skinner(3), Eichel(2), Girgs
     
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    Man, what a brutal offseason... for numerous personal reasons, and here on the boards. Thank goodness Sabres hockey is back though. We can all agree on that.

    To begin means it must have stopped at some point, right? :laugh:
     
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    I'm not sure what to expect. Boston got destroyed in every facet of the game last night after flying back from China. Maybe the rust has worn off and they're pissed or they're even more drained. Hopefully our guys will dictate the play regardless.
     
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    Fair point. :laugh:
     
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    Sweet, a new type of thread to be A N G E R Y in
     
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    I'm a little nervous that a very good Boston team that got beat down yesterday comes in and quiets what should be a rejuvenated crowd.

    4-1 Bruins.
     
  21. DolanPlsGoSabres

    DolanPlsGoSabres Buffalo is Suffering

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    Ever since I started University, I've watched opening night during morning class, and watched a loss. Maybe a change of routine should do some good.
     
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    Sabres have yet to show they can consistently break through well structured teams. Boston looked aged yesterday, but they have a coaching staff and enough talent and firepower to follow up with a good game. Buffalo will come out swinging with excitement and energy.

    I think Boston takes this one 5-4. Buffalo with 3 goals in the 1st period but then fall down as they have yet to learn how to close out games well.

    Buffalo statistics
    Eichel 2 goals 1 assist
    Skinner 1 goal 1 assist
    E-Rod 1 Goal
    Reinhart 3 assists
    Dahlin 2 assists
    Okposo 1 Assist
     
  23. oldgoalie

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    26CornerBlitz with a great GDT in his post.
    I'm worried Boston will be super pissed after getting their asses handed to them last night.
    50th season (as a fan too); let's hope for some entertaining hockey this year.
     
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