ST. LOUIS – The Buffalo Sabres, after a holiday break, are under the Arch in St. Louis as they take on the Blues Thursday.
Leading the charge for the resurgent Sabres is leading scorer Jack Eichel with 48 points in 37 games and Jeff Skinner who is second in the NHL in goals. Eichel is sixth in assists ansd eighth in points.
Ryan O’Reilly leads the Blues with 32 points in 34 games.
The Sabres are tied for third in the Eastern Conference while the Blues are 13th in the Western Conference.
The Sabres are coming off a 3-0 win against the Anaheim Ducks.The Blues dumped the Flames in their last outing.
Buffalo returns home for a Saturday tilt against division rival Boston.