The Penguins return home to the PPG Paints Arena for a Tuesday night battle with the Buffalo Sabres at 7:00pm.
Pittsburgh enters this game with a record of 5-0-1 at home, including winning their last 5 in a row at the “Paint Can”. However, the team is coming off back-to-back losses to Washington and Nashville over the past weekend and enter this game tied for 2nd in the Metropolitan with the Caps and Blue Jackets.
Buffalo is also entering tonight’s match after back-to-back losses on Friday and Saturday; losing to Florida and Montreal, respectively. The Sabres are 5-9-3 this season for 7th in the Atlantic, and on the road they are 3-5-2 this season.
Two of the biggest stars in tonight’s game are coming in with a cold streak: Sidney Crosby has not scored a goal since October 20, and has 3 points (all assists) in his last 11 games. Buffalo’s Jack Eichel has fared no better, having 3 points (all assists) in his last 8 contests, not having scored a goal since October 21.
Pre-game is at 6:30 on Beaver County Radio.