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Travis Yost has been involved in the world of hockey analytics for a decade and is currently part of TSN's Hockey Analytics team. Prior to joining TSN, Travis was a contributor at the Ottawa Citizen, the Sporting News and NHL Numbers, and has been a consultant for an NHL franchise. He will be contributing breakdowns on the Buffalo Sabres for The Buffalo News this season. F…

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With the Buffalo Sabres' offensive struggles worsening, coach Phil Housley threw his lines in a blender ahead of Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in KeyBank Center and one change drew the ire of the team's fan base. Jeff Skinner, carrying the third-longest scoring drought of his career, was placed with Vladimir Sobotka, who went 42 games without a goal an…

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Travis Yost has been involved in the world of hockey analytics for a decade and is part of TSN's Hockey Analytics team. Prior to joining TSN, Yost was a contributor at the Ottawa Citizen, the Sporting News and NHL Numbers, and he has been a consultant for an NHL franchise. He will be contributing breakdowns on the Buffalo Sabres for The Buffalo News this season. Follow Yos…

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Carter Hutton's availability is uncertain for the Buffalo Sabres' game Friday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins after a lower-body injury forced the 33-year-old goalie to leave practice early Thursday. Hutton, who has started the past four games for the Sabres, "tweaked something" while the team skated in Harborcenter and will be monitored by the team's medical staf…

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Travis Yost has been involved in the world of hockey analytics for a decade and is currently part of TSN's Hockey Analytics team. Prior to joining TSN, Travis was a contributor at the Ottawa Citizen, the Sporting News and NHL Numbers, and has been a consultant for an NHL franchise. He will be contributing breakdowns on the Buffalo Sabres for The Buffalo News this season. F…

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The big guns were largely silent. The Buffalo Sabres' most consistent unit in Thursday's season opener was easily its fourth line. Evan Rodrigues centered Zemgus Girgensons and Jason Pominville and the group did some fine work during the 4-0 loss to Boston. The trio combined for five shots on goal and regularly had the puck in the Bruins' end. "I thought we kept thin…

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Tage Thompson can't even remember how many cities he's lived in over his 20 years. "I know my mom's tried to do the math," Thompson said. "That'd probably be a question for her." He moved around often growing up, following his father, Brent, as he pursued a career in the NHL and in coaching. Thompson had gone to nine schools by his junior year of high school. In the …