Sabres Update: Beat Blackhawks, 3-2, Wednesday at Chicago for fourth straight road win.
Sabres are winless in four straight Aud games. The teams will meet again Feb. 13 at Chicago.
Blackhawks Update: Center Denis Savard (ankle) may play this evening. Savard twisted the ankle before the all-star break and had hoped to play Wednesday night in Chicago.
Tonight's game marks the return of former Sabres Jacques Cloutier, Adam Creighton and E.J. McGuire. McGuire is a Blackhawks assistant coach who grew up in Buffalo's First Ward section.
The next time Chicago plays at home, it will be against the Sabres. Chicago plays at Hartford Saturday; at Los Angeles Feb. 1; at Winnipeg Feb. 4; at Detroit Feb. 8; and at Minnesota Feb. 10. The home game against Buffalo is Feb. 13.