Tonight's game: Sabres at Panthers

Via: Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel

'Buffalo, coming off a 3-1 loss Thursday at Tampa Bay and ninth in the East, went to overtime in its previous four games, losing three and winning one. … F Jochen Hecht has four goals and seven points in his past three games. … C Chris Drury (concussion), D Alexei Zhitnik (shoulder), C Tim Connolly (concussion) and D Rory Fitzpatrick (knee) are out. RW Ales Kotalik (shoulder) is day-to-day.'