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NHL Matchup - Tampa Bay at Buffalo

Tampa Bay Lightning (33-25-4) at Buffalo Sabres (39-16-5), 7 p.m.
2005-06 Head-to-head record Buffalo 3-0 (2-0 at TB; 1-0 at Buf)
2004-05 Head-to-head record None
2003-04 Head-to-head record Tampa Bay 3-1 (2-0 at TB; 1-1 at Buf)
2002-03 Head-to-head-record Tied 1-1-2 (Buf 1-0-1 at TB; 0-1-1 at Home)
2001-02 Head-to-head-record Buffalo 3-0-1 (1-0-1 at TB; 2-0 at Buf)
Home Record: Tampa Bay 16-12-2; Buffalo 20-8-3
Away Record: Tampa Bay 17-13-2; Buffalo 19-8-2
Record vs. Northeast Division: Tampa Bay 3-12-1
Record vs. Southeast Division: Buffalo 8-6-1
Record vs. Eastern Conference: Tampa Bay 26-22-4; Buffalo 33-13-4
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)
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 - Buffalo has won three straight and four of the last five meetings.
Note - These two teams are 4-4-1 in the last nine meetings.
Note - Buffalo is 10-4-3 in the last 17 and 13-5-3 in the last 21 meetings.
Note - Tampa Bay has lost two straight after unbeaten in its last three at Buf.
Note - These two teams are 2-2-1 in the last five meetings at Buffalo.
Note - Tampa Bay is 2-8-1 in its last 11 at Buffalo.
Note - Buffalo has won two straight after winless in its last three at TB.
Note - These two teams are 2-2-1 in the last five meetings at Tampa Bay.
Note - Buffalo is 5-2-2 in its last nine and 6-3-2 in its last 11 at Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay last five games Buffalo last five games
02/11 - W at Boston, 6-5 02/12 - L at Carolina, 3-4 (SO)
02/28 - L vs. Florida, 2-8 03/01 - L vs. Atlanta, 2-4
03/04 - L vs. Montreal, 2-6 03/03 - W vs. Toronto, 6-2
03/06 - L vs. Ottawa, 0-4 03/04 - W at Boston, 3-2
03/07 - W at Pittsburgh, 5-4 (SO) 03/07 - W vs. Boston, 3-2

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