• Sat. Apr 20th, 2024

Buffalo Sabres Celebrate Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th Game with a Night Full of Surprises

BySamantha Jones

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

On Tuesday night, the Buffalo Sabres will be celebrating Jeff Skinner’s 1,000th NHL game. They will face the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. at KeyBank Center. This will be the second meeting of the season between the two teams, with the Capitals coming out on top in overtime with a 4-3 victory in their last game.

Prior to the game, a pregame ceremony will kick off the celebration at 6:55 p.m., with special giveaways for fans who arrive early. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative red beanie featuring Skinner’s signature. Throughout the night, Skinner-themed giveaways will also 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 18-19-1 record at home and is 35-35-5 overall, with a scoring differential of -5.

On the other hand, the Capitals have a 16-16-4 record on the road and are 36-27-10 overall with a scoring differential of -30. Rasmus Dahlin is 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 the past 10 games.

For the Capitals, Tom Wilson has scored 17 goals and added 15 assists, and Alexander Ovechkin has eight goals and two assists in

By Samantha Jones

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