Washington Capitals vs. Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Buffalo Sabres play the Washington Capitals at home for the season opener.
Buffalo went 30-31-8 overall and 10-12-2 in division games during the 2019-20 season. The Sabres scored 193 total goals last season while collecting 315 assists.
Washington went 11-12-2 in division play and 23-10-3 on the road during the 2019-20 season. The Capitals scored 236 total goals last season, 42 on power plays and six shorthanded.
INJURIES: Sabres: None listed.
Capitals: Michal Kempny: out (lower body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.