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Rasmus Dahlin had two assists during a 3-2 win versus Winnipeg. He had five shots and three blocks in 24:34 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: This season in 47 games, Dahlin has 14 goals and 41 assists with a plus-20 rating. In his last five games, he has one goal and six assists with 16 shots in that span.

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Jeff Skinner had two assists during a 3-2 win versus Winnipeg. He finished the game with a plus-two rating in 17:44 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: This season in 45 games, Skinner has 20 goals and 30 assists with a plus-15 rating. In his last five games, he has two goals and five assists with seven shots on goal in that span.

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Tage Thompson scored a goal and had an assist during a 3-2 win versus Winnipeg. He also had three shots and two blocks in 17:46 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: In his last five games, Thompson has been racking up points with two goals and seven assists with 13 shots in that span. The goal versus Winnipeg was his 34th of the season.

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Owen Power scored a goal on his only shot during a 3-2 win versus Winnipeg. He played 22:08 minutes of ice time and finished with a plus-one rating.

Fantasy Impact: After not scoring a goal in his first 42 games this season, he now has one in each of the last three games. Powers does have 16 assists and a plus-13 rating this season.

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Ilya Lyubushkin handed out three assists during a 6-3 win versus Anaheim. He finished the game with three shot attempts, two hits, and a plus-two rating in 17:32 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: It was quite the offensive explosion for Lyubushkin considering he had just five assists total prior to this game. In 31 games played this season, he is still searching for his first goal and has only attempted 16 shots on goal.

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Victor Olofsson scored two goals on four shot attempts during a 6-3 win versus Anaheim.

Fantasy Impact: The two goals now give Olofsson 21 this season along with six assists in 45 games played. He's on quite a hot streak with five goals in his last five games with 11 shots on goal in that span.

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Peyton Krebs had two goals during a 6-3 win versus Anaheim. He only played 11:21 minutes but was very active posting three shots, and he also had a five-minute fighting penalty in the second period.

Fantasy Impact: The goals give Krebs six for the season and he also has six assists in 37 games played. He does have three of those goals in his last three games.

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Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 24-of-26 shots during a 3-2 overtime win versus the New York Islanders.

Fantasy Impact: In 17 games played this season Luukkonen has a record of 11-5-1 with a 3.33 GAA and a .898 SV%. In his last five games, he has gone 3-2 with 16 goals allowed in that span.

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Alex Tuch scored a second-period goal during a 3-2 overtime win versus the New York Islanders. He had four shots on goal in 18:53 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: He has two goals and an assist in his last three games. Tuch now has 22 goals and 26 assists (48 points) with a plus-10 rating in 44 games played.

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Dylan Cozens scored at 12 seconds into overtime giving the Sabres a 3-2 win versus the New York Islanders. He also had two shots and one hit in 12:55 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: It was the 15th goal of the season for Cozens with 26 assists (41 points) in 44 games played. It was his second goal in his last four games.

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Craig Anderson allowed four goals on 38 shots faced in the Sabres' 4-0 loss to the Flyers Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Anderson has now allowed less than four goals in five of his last eight starts (4-3-1, .928 save percentage) for a surprising Sabres squad. The veteran netminder has been mostly reliable when called upon to this point, posting a 2.70 GAA and .921 save percentage in 15 appearances (7-6-1) between the pipes so far this season.

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Buffalo Sabres goaltender Eric Comrie will start Wednesday's game versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Source: Bille Hoppe on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Comrie is now getting the lion's share of starts over veteran Craig Anderson as Wednesday marks his seventh start over the team's last nine games. He's been unspectacular in six starts this season, posting a 3.34 GAA and .902 Sv% with a 3-3-0 record in that time. Wednesday's matchup isn't great against a Penguins team that ranks fourth with 3.70 goals per game this season.


Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mattias Samuelsson will miss a few weeks due to an upper-body injury. (Source: Paul Hamilton on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams said Samuelsson has an MRI and It was revealed he would miss a few weeks with an upper-body injury. Surprisingly signed to a seven-year deal at the beginning of the season, the 22-year-old went without a point across the first five games of the season, collected 11 hits, 11 blocks, two penalty minutes, and a plus-six rating as part of his 19:36 of average ice time. The Sabres' blueline is further depleted with fellow defender Henri Jokiharju also out week-to-week after taking a puck to the face.

Category: Injury Updates


Buffalo Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju is out week-to-week with a broken bone under his nose. (Source: Paul Hamilton on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Jokiharju took a puck to the face in Calgary last Thursday and suffered a broken bone right under his nose. The 23-year-old has seen limited action this season, skating in just four games and averaging 15:49 of ice time, a massive decline from his 21:53 average last season. He's collected just one assist on the season and remains well off the fantasy radar.

Category: Injury Updates


Hinostroza scored a goal late in the second period to tie the game 3-3 in Buffalo's win over Philadelphia.

Fantasy Impact: The Sabres forward is now up to 24 points (12 goals, 12 assists) in 57 games this year.

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With Buffalo down 2-0 Okposo got the Sabres on the board in the second period of their victory over the Flyers.

Fantasy Impact: Buffalo's veteran notched his 20th goal of the season, additionally he's up to 43 points and 23 assists for the year.

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The Buffalo Sabres downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 and Rasmus Asplund provided a goal, an assist, a plus-2 rating, one shot and one hit.

Fantasy Impact: Only his seventh of the 2021/22 NHL campaign, he was harassing the Toronto defenders as they were trying to break out with the goalie pulled. He hacked away at three of them and eventually freed the puck and shot it from the blue line. It bounced in and put a bow on what was already a won game for Buffalo.

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Mittelstadt scored a second period goal in Buffalo's win against the Hurricanes.

Fantasy Impact: Buffalo's forward has 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) in his last two games. He's up to 15 points (4 goals, 11 assists) in 29 games this season.

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Michael Houser allowed one goal in the Sabres' 3-1 victory over the Senators on Tuesday. He saved 43-44 shots against in the win.

Fantasy Impact: Anyone who bet on Houser tonight deserves praise. He is now 3-2 in his young NHL career. He should be left on the wire in all league formats.

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Aaron Dell struggles continue

Mon, Jan 17th 10:06pm EST
By Douglas Roth

Aaron Dell allowed three goals in the Sabres 3-2 overtime loss to the Red Wings on Monday. He saved 32-35 hots against in the loss.

Fantasy Impact: Dell is not worth adding in any league. He cannot help only hurt your categories. If he were playing for a better team, he could at least chip in wins but in Buffalo that is not going to happen.

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