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Minnesota Wild vs. Buffalo Sabers: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time | 01/28/2023 – How to Watch & Stream Major League & College Sports

Saturday’s NHL game will see the Minnesota Wild (26-17-4) vs. the Buffalo Sabers (26-19-3) on the ice starting at 9:00 p.m. ET at the Xcel Energy Center and broadcast on MSG. The Wild are eighth in the Western Conference with 56 points and the Sabers are ninth in the Eastern Conference with 55 points.

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Minnesota and Buffalo statistics

  • On average, the Wilds average 3.1 goals in a game (19th in the NHL), and the Sabers give up 3.4 (23rd).
  • The Sabers are first in the NHL in goals (3.8 goals per game) and the Wild are 11th on defense (2.8 goals conceded).
  • Minnesota ranks 14th in the NHL on goal difference at +11.
  • Buffalo sits 10th in the league on goal difference at +20 (+0.4 per game).
  • The Sabers have conceded 37 shorthanded goals (74.3% of penalties annihilated) and the Wild have 36 power play goals (successful on 24.2% of chances).
  • The Sabers have 44 power-play goals (on 26.0% chances, ranked fifth in the NHL) and the outnumbered Wild have conceded 33 goals (79.5% of penalties wiped, ranked 15th in the league).

Minnesota Impact player

  • Kirill Kaprizov is one of Minnesota’s best players with 27 goals and 31 assists (58 total points).
  • Mats Zuccarello is another of Minnesota’s most prolific players in 45 games with 19 goals and 28 assists.
  • Joel Eriksson Ek has scored 17 goals and added 21 assists in 47 games for Minnesota.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury has conceded 83 goals (2.91 goals against average) and recorded 779 saves.

Savage Injuries: none

Buffalo Impact player

  • Tage Thompson had 34 goals (0.7 per game) and 34 assists (0.7 per game) and contributed 68 total points (1.4 per game) to Buffalo’s offense. He averages 4.1 shots per game and shoots 17.4%.
  • Alex Tuch has 54 total points (1.1 per game) this season. He has 23 goals and 31 assists.
  • Rasmus Dahlin’s 14 goals and 40 assists add up to 54 points this season.
  • Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has 559 saves and allows 64 goals (3.4 goals vs. average) with a 0.897 percent save (34th in the league).

Saber Injuries:

Dylan Cozens: Day by Day (unknown), Mattias Samuelsson: Day by Day (lower body)

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