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Celebrating 1,000 Games: Buffalo Sabres Take on Washington Capitals in Special Occasion NHL Game

BySamantha Jones

Apr 2, 2024
Jeff Skinner to be honored for playing his 1000th game with the Sabres on Tuesday

The Buffalo Sabres are preparing for a special occasion on Tuesday night as they face the Washington Capitals. This will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams, with the Capitals winning in overtime with a 4-3 victory in their last game.

To celebrate Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th NHL game, a pregame ceremony will take place at 6:55 p.m., featuring special giveaways for fans who arrive early. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative red beanie featuring Skinner’s signature. Throughout the night, there will be additional Skinner-themed giveaways taking place.

The Sabres will be wearing their black-and-red alternate jerseys for the final time this season, which will feature a commemorative jersey patch with the Jeff Skinner 1,000th game logo. Buffalo has an impressive home record of 18-19-1 and an overall record of 35-35-5, with a scoring differential of -5.

On the other hand, the Capitals have struggled on the road with a record of 16-16-4 and an overall record of 36-27-10 with a scoring differential of -30. Rasmus Dahlin has been one of the standout performers for Buffalo this season with 17 goals and 36 assists, while Tage Thompson has been on fire recently with seven goals and six assists in the past ten games.

For the Capitals, Tom Wilson has scored 17 goals and added 15 assists so far this season, while Alexander Ovechkin has eight goals and two assists in just ten games played since returning from injury. In their last ten games, Buffalo is currently tied at five wins and five losses, while Washington is sitting at six wins and three losses.

Both teams have suffered injuries that may affect their lineup for this matchup

By Samantha Jones

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