New York visits Buffalo after Nelson's 2-goal game

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

New York Islanders (2-0-1, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (1-3, eighth in the Atlantic Division)

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

: Sabres -125, Islanders +105; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders visit the Buffalo Sabres after Brock Nelson's two-goal game against the New Jersey Devils in the Islanders' 5-4 overtime loss.

Buffalo had a 42-33-7 record overall and a 17-20-4 record in home games last season. Goalies for the Sabres averaged 29.4 saves per game last season while allowing 3.6 goals per game.

New York went 42-31-9 overall and 18-19-7 on the road a season ago. The Islanders scored 3.0 goals per game last season while giving up 2.6 per game.

INJURIES: Sabres: Zach Benson: day to day (lower body), Jack Quinn: out (achilles), Devon Levi: day to day (lower body), Matthew Savoie: out (shoulder).

Islanders: Scott Mayfield: day to day (leg).


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