With Girgenson returning to the lineup, “Sabres” will visit Montreal – Hockey –

Zemgus Girgensons due to injury, did not finish the road game against the Ottawa “Senators” (1:4) and did not participate in the fight against the Toronto “Maple Leafs” (2:4) on Saturday.

• The Latvian forward returned to Buffalo Sabres’ training, and on the morning of the game he took a place in the fourth line.

• This season, Girgenson has played in 17 games, scoring three goals and providing two assists.

• The “Sabres” started the season very optimistically and were at the top of the Eastern Conference, but the continuation was weak.

• Has suffered eight straight losses. Buffalo hasn’t won since Nov. 2 when they beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 at home. Girgenson had an assist that time.

• The Montreal Canadiens are expected to be out playoff zones. Team Canada is undergoing a rebuild.

• The teams have already met this season. On October 27, “Sabres” lost at home with 2:3.

• In 27 career games against the Canadiens, Girgensons scored 3+3.

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Latvians in the NHL

Attacker Club S V+P Points Throws +/- SM In the majority
Zemgus Girgensons Sabres 17 3+2 5 17 0 6 0+0
Rudolph Balzer Lightning 16 3+2 5 24 -1 4 0+0
Teodor Blüger Penguins 4 0+1 1 3 0 10 0+0
Goalkeeper Club S U-Z % Throws Pucks Min Dry
Elvis Merzlikin Blue Jackets 8 (7) 2-5 86.29% 214/248 4.82 427 0



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