Buffalo hosts New York after shootout victory
New York Rangers (1-3-1, eighth in the East Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (2-3-1, seventh in the East Division)
Buffalo, New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo hosts the New York Rangers after the Sabres took down Washington 4-3 in a shootout.
Buffalo finished 10-12-2 in division games and 20-11-4 at home during the 2019-20 season. The Sabres recorded 315 assists on 193 total goals last season.
New York went 14-8-0 in division action and 19-12-3 on the road in the 2019-20 season. The Rangers scored 233 total goals last season, 52 on power plays and eight shorthanded.
The teams square off Tuesday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Sabres: None listed.
Rangers: Justin Richards: out (health protocols).