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"Ask Florida Panthers. Captain Alexandra park at buffalo. Sabres captain, Jack Michael to join us at center ice for tonight. Ceremonial puck draw. Alexander Barkov and Jack Eichel are each presenting Sonia with hockey stays wrapped in hockey fights cancer colors as a reminder that she is not alone in her fight against cancer. Thank you. So you're Rodriguez. All right. We get set for this match up between the Panthers and the Buffalo Sabres with our starting. Goaltending matchup brought to you by Tim Hortons. Stop by local tape Morton's today. The official coffee of our Buffalo Sabres at at the lowly under the rink for the sabres tonight. It is Lena's hallmark his seventh road game of the season is four one in those games. And he has been outstanding specifically in his last two appearances for the Buffalo Sabres in James robber. He makes his fourth consecutive start for the Panthers after stopping twenty two or twenty five shots and a three two loss to Anaheim on Wednesday. Our first period. Replace tonight brought to you by the Ford dealers, western New York, fit more do more get seven passenger seating. With the Ford Explorer built Ford proud, and we are underway at the BBC tees center sabres in the road whites from left to right here in the opening period. Horseback towards several blue in. It is Zack with those on the back end along with Nate bowl. You Dolly will pair up with the lining tonight. Lawrence pilot when he makes his NHL debut will be on the ice along with sabres tip a deep into the Florida zone. Debbie scare Johnson's with Bert Ludo makes a returnable lineup heat battles for possession over on the far boards. Here did since plays. It back to the point off the boards that goes in weights. Watch to the dot can't get the shot away bouncing away by the Panthers Jonathan Uber. Dole playing on the right side tonight. Dryden hug moving over to the left wing of the Panthers benches. They get their first change in the sabers will settle in behind their own that the breakout starts at the long pass up the right side by Skinner with Jack Michael and Sam Reinhart sabres top line. It's cleared away by handle on the back end. Now streaking shot is dad NOP disease with barshop and hop in at the top line for the Panthers pad save made by Lena soul. Mark. Panthers. Keep possession at the line. Yandell overlaps passed to the back post picked off in his cleared. Neatly by dole lead came to some open ice right in front of the sabers dole. Buffalo get it to the Florida line, but the Panthers get possession back again dead nonsense. It back in behind the Panthers score. Cow Raymond and garett rank are the referees tonight while Matt McPherson and Jesse marquee are your life pilot making his NHL debut on the ice. Now. Tried to play up the Istat's blocks down after it Trento, peach debtor brower the lineup the middle stat line with Thompson and Kyle okposo. Pose on the right side. Gets an overnight comes right back to tried to drag is shot through in a driver reaching for with the sticky pals back to the corner Johnson can't keep a deep. It'll be the travel the skated out to center and then over the side side the Panthers little bobble there at the line are Roswell park Comprehensive Cancer Center keys to the game. Now, the number one key here tonight is jump on this Florida Panthers team early. They tend to have slow starts. They tend up give out goals early last game gave up a fourteen seconds into the game versus the Anaheim fixing. Is you gotta managing a minutes back to back games. Some of these guys are mixed up right now on this trip. You gotta make sure nobody spends too much extra time on the ice and tax anybody, especially when it gets into special team situations and the biggest thing is to start fresh last night's over with brush today. Tom and Bill and support. For the sabres as they try to clear it on the far side. Against the wall. Now, it comes to the side of a goal in l'amico. Twenty two year old fitness data. Along with sceviour and Kaley for the Panthers who have possession at their own blue line fired into the buffalo zone. All behind the net will leave it. Later the corner for the golden he it right up the wall. And now the breakout almost sticks about get a center, but he's tied up by Hayley. Stevens back Panthers. Changing Haley's on his own chuckles wide of the goal comes right back in front of sabres that's handled calmly by the goes. And now he turns it over in front. Here's uber. No trying to touch it back is he an orchestrated turnover another stopped by. Oh, Mark with a crowd in front of the net. It's clear to the boards and left wing side. And Sam Reinhart knocked down before he gets to center Kerry's carries on and it's taken away. By the Panthers Dryden hunter. The sabres now in their own end will reset this is raspy stall lean sigh of Senator his pass ahead looking for Eichel. He lost. It. Back to the buffalo line before the sabers, captain, etc. Again, thanked off the boards pass Reinhard. Riber will leave a free end. Campers brings three up towards center and hop on the wing gets a piece of it it behind the goal, but risked allied in his ear ways. It ahead. The thompson. And as we're almost four minutes into the scoreless. First period. The sabers tried to game zone Booker stopped again. As far contact time. Got in the way of the sabers progression into the Panthers. Panthers are four four two on hold ice. Five and one on the road as the puck comes right in front of the Panthers goal, but it's constantly played off the boards and back out to center. Casey nelson. Makes his way up to Senator pass someone is going to take fired into the zone. And now behind the cattle Pozzo around the far circle with it up top Nelson shot gloves by Riber, and he will hold on. Lawrence pilot. He's finished first shift in the NHL. Officially say he's here now. Shop is taking time and space way. Seeing they're getting involved directing traffic letting everybody knows they're coming off the bench. That's a good sign. Guys sizes so nervous. They just want to get through that first shift, but instantly stepped on the ice dictating where guys going good communication by the young man took time and space away able to move the puck up the. Welcome to the NHL. Faceoff will be to the life of James rhymer at Johan Larsson draws it. Back to the point. Way down to the corner. Rodriguez for Larson shot that one goes to the far post, but a good quick release. But the puck all the way back into the buffalo zone and racing back is goes. What is it around for bowl you? He's doubled team plays over the left wing wall. And it's chip awards the line but not out Panthers. Keep it in no shot is Haley tried to turn the slot. And let one go, but is cleared away by Rodriguez. Can't get a deep in the Zola's down by weaker. The Panthers will just lifted back into the buffalo zone. Those yet again. Off the head for Burton be sealed off the wall as he tried to tip it into pampers territory, Florida lifted back into the Buffalo Sabres download chasing after McCann there for Florida. Candle waits on turns it over a dollar to save is coming dot com and villa leave it up offside is civil code was resist getting the idea of having a shot on James driver. Talk to Victor Hedman yesterday in Tampa Bay. And we're talking a lot about lean, but it goes towards Lawrence pilot as well they played in the same league. The same kind of game that they were used to playing Victor Hedman said yesterday says the biggest thing I had you came from a lower pace of hockey. I really had to push myself up my pace all the time only because it was a bigger ice surface over there. Two hundred by one hundred yet a lot more time here, you don't have at least that was his biggest test for him stepping into the NHL is a little bit of a found cigarette. Test on James rhymer that time is raspy stallini and company. Shouted on the Florida goaltender. Wholesale changes now with the offensive zone drought. Coming up the top line onto the ice. Victor Hedman already talking about going as well. He said, he looks great east poised these physical. He's fluent lateral movement is sick. So I thought that was a fantastic. Feather in the cap Abrazos. Dolly coming from one of the best of the game. Now pilots on the ice with Casey Nelson. They'll have to defend a two-man Russia's bark Doppler so right into the glove of leader. And he perhaps smartly without rush. Just as you mentioned many times. Settle the game down in the face off restart your own soul. There's no chance especially when you see a guy like markup on the ice. You wanted to slow the pace rate down. Hop. It's coming off as well. These guys are very very dangerous. Guy. There's going to be on that line. These guys wanna low credit low. So if you could slow the pace of his down to get the puck out. That's why go house. He's got his. Senator rate there. To take the dry talk about. Hey, this is your role. This is what you're gonna do sees long once again. Putting out here in the situation. That time against Hoffman. And the sabers win the draw cleared outside the line the center Aiko, Scott some room. Now is he tries to cut around. Yeah. Forced to the corner. I look back to the point pass to that goes site is don't we just could not keep that line inside the zone and with thirteen fifty eight to go in the opening period. We have no store. The Buffalo Sabres radio network.."