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Buffalo Sabres to Celebrate Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th NHL Game: A Night of Giveaways and High-Scoring Action!

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 2, 2024
Jeff Skinner to be honored for playing his 1000th game with the Sabres on Tuesday

The Buffalo Sabres are preparing to celebrate Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th NHL game on Tuesday night as they face the Washington Capitals. This will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams, with the Capitals winning in overtime with a 4-3 victory in their last game.

A pregame ceremony is planned to kick off the celebration at 6:55 p.m., featuring special giveaways for fans who arrive early. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative red beanie featuring Skinner’s signature, and throughout the night, Skinner-themed giveaways will take place.

The Sabres will be wearing their black-and-red alternate jerseys for the final time this season, which will feature a commemorative jersey patch with the Jeff Skinner 1,000th game logo. Buffalo has a solid record at home with an 18-19-1 record and an overall record of 35-35-5 with a scoring differential of -5.

On the other hand, the Capitals have struggled on the road with a 16-16-4 record and an overall record of 36-27-10 with a scoring differential of -30. Rasmus Dahlin has been a standout performer for the Sabres with 17 goals and 36 assists, while Tage Thompson has been on fire with seven goals and six assists in his last ten games.

For the Capitals, Tom Wilson has scored 17 goals and added 15 assists, while Alexander Ovechkin has eight goals and two assists in his last ten games. In their last ten games, the Sabres have had a record of 5-5-0 while the Capitals are currently sitting at an impressive record of 6

By Samantha Nguyen

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