RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) - The Carolina Hurricanes
defeated the Buffalo Sabres in last season's Eastern Conference
finals. But things have been different between the two clubs
The Sabres have defeated the Hurricanes twice this season and
look for their third victory in the season series when the clubs
meet on Monday.
Buffalo opened the season with a 3-2 shootout victory in
Carolina on the night the Hurricanes raised their Stanley Cup
banner on October 4 and beat them again, 5-4, on October 20.
Daniel Brier was the hero for Buffalo in Saturday's 5-4 overtime
win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Brier tied the game, 4-4, at
17:01 of the third period and won the game 21 seconds into the
Carolina goes for its third straight victory after a 6-2 rout of
the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.