Both the Canadiens and Sabres are playing the second half of back-to-back games.
….In the last ten meetings between the teams, the road team has won seven times.
….The Sabres have not made the playoffs for five straight seasons. Over that stretch they have won eight of 12 games at the Bell Centre (7-4-1). Since the start of the 2009-10 season the Canadiens have lost 12 of 18 home games vs. Buffalo (6-11-1)