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Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres

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Lightning vs. Sabres

When/where: 7; St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa

TV/radio: Sun Sports; 970-AM

Key stats: Lightning D Marc-Andre Bergeron has two goals and six assists in a five-game points streak. … Lightning killer Thomas Vanek, who has 22 goals in 24 game against Tampa Bay, entered Friday second in the league with six goals, tied for the lead with three power-play goals and tied for second with 10 points. The left wing has points in all six of Buffalo's games and is tied for the league's longest points streak. … Tampa Bay G Mathieu Garon is 1-7-0 in eight games against the Sabres, with a 3.61 goals-against average and an .878 save percentage.

Game preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres 10/21/11 [Last modified: Friday, October 21, 2011 8:24pm]
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