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NHL Matchup - Buffalo at Tampa Bay

Buffalo Sabres (24-22-5) at Tampa Bay Lightning (33-16-5), 7:30 p.m.
2010-11 Head-to-head record Tampa Bay 2-0 (1-0 at Buf; 1-0 at TB)
2009-10 Head-to-head record Buffalo 4-0 (2-0 at Buf; 2-0 at TB)
2008-09 Head-to-head record Tied 2-2 (1-1 at Buf; 1-1 at TB)
2007-08 Head-to-head record Buffalo 4-0 (2-0 at Buf; 2-0 at TB)
2006-07 Head-to-head record Buffalo 3-1 (1-1 at Buf; 2-0 at TB)
2005-06 Head-to-head record Buffalo 4-0 (2-0 at Buf; 2-0 at TB)
2004-05 Head-to-head record None
2003-04 Head-to-head record Tampa Bay 3-1 (1-1 at Buf; 2-0 at TB)
2002-03 Head-to-head-record Tied 1-1-2 (Buf 0-1-1 at Home; 1-0-1 at TB)
2001-02 Head-to-head-record Buffalo 3-0-1 (2-0 at Buf; 1-0-1 at TB)
Home Record: Buffalo 12-12-1; Tampa Bay 18-5-2
Away Record: Buffalo 12-10-4; Tampa Bay 15-11-3
Record vs. Southeast Division: Buffalo 3-5-1
Record vs. Northeast Division: Tampa Bay 9-2-0
Record vs. Eastern Conference: Buffalo 16-18-4; Tampa Bay 27-11-3
2010-2011 Meetings
11/20 - Tampa Bay, 2-1 (at Buf)
12/18 - Tampa Bay, 3-1 (at TB)
2009-2010 Meetings
10/24 - Buffalo, 3-2 so (at TB)
01/06 - Buffalo, 5-3 (at Buf)
03/18 - Buffalo, 6-2 (at TB)
03/27 - Buffalo, 7-1 (at Buf)
2008-2009 Meetings
10/30 - Tampa Bay, 5-2 (at Buf)
12/06 - Buffalo, 4-3 (at TB)
12/10 - Buffalo, 4-2 (at Buf)
01/21 - Tampa Bay, 5-3 (at TB)
2007-2008 Meetings
10/27 - Buffalo, 4-3 ot (at TB)
01/29 - Buffalo, 4-2 (at TB)
02/20 - Buffalo, 4-3 ot (at Buf)
03/19 - Buffalo, 7-4 (at Buf)
2006-2007 Meetings
11/20 - Buffalo, 7-2 (at Buf)
12/05 - Buffalo, 4-1 (at TB)
01/13 - Tampa Bay, 3-2 (at Buf)
03/16 - Buffalo, 3-2 (at TB)
2005-2006 Meetings
10/13 - Buffalo, 4-3 so (at TB)
12/23 - Buffalo, 4-1 (at TB)
01/05 - Buffalo, 3-1 (at Buf)
03/09 - Buffalo, 8-5 (at Buf)
2003-2004 Meetings
11/22 - Tampa Bay, 2-1 (at TB)
12/06 - Tampa Bay, 3-1 (at Buf)
02/20 - Buffalo, 4-3 ot (at Buf)
03/18 - Tampa Bay, 3-1 (at TB)
2002-2003 Meetings
11/27 - Tied, 1-1 ot (at Buf)
02/23 - Buffalo, 4-1 (at TB)
03/09 - Tied, 1-1 ot (at TB)
03/14 - Tampa Bay, 4-2 (at Buf)
2001-2002 Meetings
11/02 - Buffalo, 4-1 (at Buf)
01/25 - Buffalo, 4-1 (at Buf)
03/17 - Tied, 2-2 ot (at TB)
04/07 - Buffalo, 5-3 (at TB)
Game Notes
Note - Tampa Bay has won two straight after losing the last four meetings.
Note - Buffalo has won six of nine and 11 of the last 15 meetings.
Note - Buffalo has won 17 of 22 and 18 of the last 24 meetings.
Note - Tampa Bay snapped a two-game series home losing streak on 12/18/10.
Note - Buffalo has won nine of its last 11 at Tampa Bay.
Note - Buffalo is 12-4-2 in its last 18 at Tampa Bay.
Note - Tampa Bay snapped a three-game series road losing streak on 11/20/10.
Note - Tampa Bay has lost five of seven and nine of its last 12 at Buffalo.
Note - Tampa Bay is 5-15-1 in its last 21 at Buffalo.
Buffalo last five games Tampa Bay last five games
01/21 - L vs. NY Islanders, 2-5 01/23 - W vs. Atlanta, 7-1
01/23 - W at NY Islanders, 5-3 01/25 - W vs. Toronto, 2-0
01/25 - W at Ottawa, 3-2 (OT) 02/01 - W vs. Philadelphia, 4-0
02/04 - L at Pittsburgh, 2-3 02/04 - L vs. Washington, 2-5
02/05 - W vs. Toronto, 6-2 02/06 - W vs. St. Louis, 4-3 (OT)

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