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Record: Lightning (33-16-5) Sabres (24-22-5)

Game time: 7:30pm EST on Versus (HD), RDS (HD) and TSN2 (HD)

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  • The Lightning have played against Buffalo twice this season, winning 2-1 on November 20th and 3-1 on December 18th.
  • Ryan Malone is expected to be back in the line-up tonight as per the Lightning Insider
  • Dwayne Roloson is expected to start in net after having Sunday off against the Blues
  • Versus might have some changes with regards to their broadcast tonight with NBC taking them over, no idea what this means to us as the viewer

Go Bolts!

Line-up Notes:

  • Lightning injuries: Nate Thompson and Mike Lundin
  • Sabres injuries: Derek Roy and Patrick Kaleta are out
  • Mattias Ritola has been put on waivers. We'll know if he clears tomorrow at noon

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