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[Game Thread] Wings @ Sabres

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The Red Wings head into HSBC Arena tonight to take on a very talented Sabres team. Buffalo leads the league in shots on goal, fewest shots allowed, fewest goals allowed, and has a potent penalty kill. Adding some punch to the Detroit line-up is the long awaited return of the exciting Darren Helm. Helm makes his season debut following a shoulder injury and will provide some energy and physicality to the line-up.

Lines for tonight:

Zetterberg- Datsyuk-Bertuzzi
Leino-Filppula-Cleary
Holmstrom-Abdelkader-Williams
May-Helm-Eaves

Lidstrom-Rafalski
Kronwall-Stuart
Ericsson-Meech
Osgood in net

What to look for: Look for the Wings to fire as many shots on Ryan Miller as possible. I expect a breakout game from the Bertuzzi-Datsyuk-Zetterberg line. Look for Detroit to try and reverse Buffalo's scheme of attack and try to out-shoot the Sabres while allowing few shots against.