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Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008

Penguins vs. Sabres

7:30 p.m. today · Game 17 * Mellon Arena

TV/radio: FSN Pittsburgh/WXDX-FM (105.9)

Last game: Won, 5-4, in a shootout against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday at Mellon Arena.

Season series: 1st meeting; Penguins won, 4-0, in 2007-08.

About the Penguins (10-4-2, 22 pts): Have scored 25 goals in past five games; totaled only 25 goals in 11 games prior. Injuries: D Sergei Gonchar (out, left shoulder), D Ryan Whitney (out, left foot).

Streak: Won 5

Player to watch: LW Ruslan Fedotenko - two of his three goals have been winners; 16 points in 27 career games against Buffalo.

About the Sabres (9-3-3, 21 pts): Faced Columbus on Friday; have killed 31-of-32 power plays on the road. Injuries: C Tim Connolly (day-to-day, upper body injury).

Player to watch: RW Jason Pominville - 3 goals, 6 points in 11 career games against Penguins.

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