Dallas, which won the Stanley Cup in 1999 and went the Finals again the following season, is one point ahead of Detroit and two in front of Vancouver for home-ice advantage throughout Western Conference finals.
The Stars have won three of their last four games and are coming off Saturday’s 4-3 victory at San Jose. Brenden Morrow scored a power-play goal with 2:02 remaining in the third to lift Dallas to the victory.
Already eliminated from playoff contention, the Sabres are riding a season-high four-game winning streak.
The Sabres, who are tied for 26th in the league with the man advantage, have scored at least one power-play goal in seven of eight games.
Curtis Brown scored with 12:22 left in the third period to snap a tie and lift the Sabres to a 5-3 victory over Buffalo on Febraury 28.