- A. Markov (9 PTS)
- TOP GUNS
- LAST 10 GAMES
- T. VANEK (19 pts)
The Habs had their two-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night in Montreal, losing 2-1 to the Eastern Conference leading Boston Bruins in Montreal. Buffalo, meanwhile, dropped their third game in a row on Tuesday night in Ottawa as the Senators downed the Sabres 4-3 at Scotiabank Place.
In the first of four meetings between the Northeast Division rivals last Saturday afternoon, the Habs downed the Sabres 6-1 at the Bell Centre.
The Canadiens sit sixth in the Eastern Conference, while the Sabres are currently in 14th spot.
- Travis Moen will not play Thursday night against the Sabres due to a lower body injury. Ryan White will take his place in the lineup.
- P.K. Subban has picked up points in each of the three games he's played in this season. He scored his first goal of the year against Boston on Wednesday.
- Peter Budaj will make his second start of the season for the Canadiens. He has a 3-1-1 lifetime record against the Sabres.
- Thomas Vanek was held pointless for the first time this season in Tuesday's loss to Ottawa.
- Cody Hodgson has registered seven points in his last four games (2G, 5A).
- Ryan Miller should get the start for the Sabres after Jhonas Enroth got his second start of the year on Tuesday against Ottawa.
Number of goals all-time the Canadiens have scored in 254 games played against the Sabres.