[05/12/16] Buffalo Sabres Vs Washington Capitals in NHL 2016/17

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2016 | 0

Buffalo Sabres is one of the lower ranked team in Eastern Conference where Washington Capitals are almost at the position in same Conference. However, they are now scheduled according to the National Hockey League 2016/17 season to play their second head to head battle in next 5th December, 2016. If we consider their first head to head battle, Buffalo was defeated by 3 – 1 though it does not mean that they are weak enough which was easily defeated. Buffalo won their last two match against New York Rangers and Boston Bruins. So, they are also in form though their upcoming match will be their away fight. So, naturally they will not be regarded as favourite between them. The upcoming match details between Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals are listed below.

The next match between Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals will take place in 5th December, 2016 Monday at 19:00 according to ET. Besides, the match will be placed at Verizon Center which is located in Washington, D.C. and also the current home arena of Washington Capitals. It is a multi purpose stadium which has currently 18,506 seats capacity.

Washington Capitals and Buffalo Sabres have couple of own broadcasting networks which will live telecast the competition. Though, officially MSG – B and CSN – DC will live the match.

Buffalo Sabres Vs Washington Capitals 2

Buffalo Sabres which is just representing the city of Buffalo in New York was established in 1970 but yet to make any Stanley cup championship but reached final twice times in 1975 and 1999. Though, they have managed victory in their last two matches but still placed in the last position of Eastern Conference point table. They have totally played 24 matches and won only nine of them but lost in 10 matches. As a result, they achieved 23 points so far.

On the other side, Capitals have lost their last two matches even though one of them was their home match against New York Islanders but failed to get victory. So, it seems that they yet to confirm about their next match against Buffalo where they are in great form standing on their winning track. Capitals which was founded in 1974 and competed here since long but they also yet to win any Stanley Cup title only reached the final once in 1998. But in this year of NHL, they are in better. Without their last two matches statistics, they have passed well till now where they have gained 13 victory out of 23 matches totally. Besides, it is true that they will start their next match against Buffalo as a favourite.

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