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BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 7:  Members of the Winnipeg Jets celebrate their overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres during their NHL game at First Niagara Center on January 7, 2012 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 7: Members of the Winnipeg Jets celebrate their overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres during their NHL game at First Niagara Center on January 7, 2012 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)
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Winnipeg Jets (21-20-5) vs Buffalo Sabres (19-22-5)

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Sabres vs Jets coverage


Behind Enemy Lines: Die By The Blade







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GP W-L-OT Pts
New York Rangers 44 29-11-4 62
Boston Bruins 43 29-13-1 59
Washington Capitals 45 25-18-2 52
Philadelphia Flyers 44 27-13-4 58
Ottawa Senators 48 26-16-6 58
New Jersey Devils 45 26-17-2 54
Pittsburgh Penguins 45 24-17-4 52
Florida Panthers 45 21-14-10 52
Toronto Maple Leafs 45 22-18-5 49

Winnipeg Jets


46 21-20-5 47
Buffalo Sabres 46 19-22-5 43
Montreal Canadiens 46 17-21-8 42
New York Islanders 44 17-21-6 40
Tampa Bay Lightning 45 18-23-4 40
Carolina Hurricanes 48 16-24-8 40







SEASON SERIES

11/08/11 - BUFFALO 6 - Winnipeg 5 (OT) GWG: Thomas Vanek Winning Goalie: Ryan Miller

01/07/12 - Buffalo 1 - WINNIPEG 2 (OT) GWG: Johnny Oduya Winning Goalie: Ondrej Pavelec

LEADING SCORERS

WINNIPEG JETS

Blake Wheeler - 44GP - 9G - 23A - 32PTS

Evander Kane - 45GP - 18G - 13A - 31PTS

Kyle Wellwood - 46GP - 8G - 17A- 25PTS

BUFFALO SABRES

Jason Pominville - 46GP - 17G - 29A - 46PTS

Thomas Vanek - 46GP - 19G - 22A - 41PTS

Derek Roy - 44GP - 9G - 16A - 25PTS


Buffalo Sabres Injuries

Doubtful

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Paul Gaustad other-excused 01/19/2012

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Christian Ehrhoff other-excused 12/31/2011
Colin Stuart other-excused 12/18/2011
Tyler Ennis ankle 12/18/2011
Corey Tropp other-excused 12/10/2011
Brayden McNabb concussion 01/14/2012


Winnipeg Jets Injuries

Probable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Blake Wheeler other-excused 01/19/2012

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Derek Meech other-excused 10/21/2011
Dustin Byfuglien knee 12/24/2011


GO JETS GO!

Ed. Note: All images and statistics pulled from www.nhl.com