There are three teams in the Sabres’ prospect challenge. New Jersey has won. Boston has won.
Buffalo wants to add its name to the list.
The Sabres will close their tournament at 7 p.m. Monday against the Bruins in HarborCenter. Buffalo lost to New Jersey on Saturday, while the Bruins knocked off the Devils on Sunday. Buffalo hopes all three teams finish 1-1.
“We’re looking for a better result today than the last game,” Sabres defenseman Brycen Martin said after the morning skate. “No one ever wants to lose. I’m sure management put on this tournament for a reason. They like to see their prospects do good, and we want to produce for them and show them what we’ve got.
“So, yeah, winning does matter.”
The Sabres are expected to use nearly all of their top prospects. The forward lines from the morning skate:
William Carrier-Matthew Lane-Justin Bailey
Nicholas Baptiste-Alexander Nylander-Hudson Fasching
Evan Rodrigues-Cliff Pu-Eric Cornel
Daniel Muzito-Bagenda—Jean Dupuy-Vaclav Karabacek
Jason Kasdorf will start in goal for the Sabres. Tickets are $10, and the game will be broadcast on the radio at ESPN-AM 1520.