Senators play the Sabres following Chychrun's 2-goal game

Ottawa Senators (30-36-4, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (34-33-5, sixth in the Atlantic Division)

Buffalo, New York; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Ottawa Senators visit the Buffalo Sabres after Jakob Chychrun's two-goal game against the Edmonton Oilers in the Senators' 5-3 win.

Buffalo is 34-33-5 overall and 10-9-2 against the Atlantic Division. The Sabres have given up 215 goals while scoring 214 for a -1 scoring differential.

Ottawa has gone 30-36-4 overall with an 11-7-2 record in Atlantic Division games. The Senators are ninth in league play with 286 total penalties (averaging 4.1 per game).

The teams meet Wednesday for the fourth time this season. The Sabres won 5-3 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: John-Jason Peterka has scored 24 goals with 19 assists for the Sabres. Tage Thompson has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

Brady Tkachuk has 31 goals and 30 assists for the Senators. Tim Stutzle has four goals and eight assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Senators: 5-4-1, averaging 2.8 goals, five assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Mattias Samuelsson: out for season (upper body), Jack Quinn: out (lower body).

Senators: Josh Norris: out for season (upper body), Rourke Chartier: out (upper body), Matthew Highmore: out (upper-body), Zack MacEwen: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.