Opponent: Buffalo Sabres
Site: War Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, N.Y., 7:35
Radio: WCAO (600 AM), WMAL (630 AM)
Outlook: The Capitals are 15-9-3 on the road, and Buffalo is 14-7-4 at home. The Capitals can take the season series with the Sabres with a win or tie. Washington leads, 1-0-1, and is 6-0-2 against Adams Division rivals this season. G Clint Malarchuk (illness) and C Christian Ruuttu (leg) are questionable for Buffalo. G Tom Draper and RW Jody Gage have been recalled from AHL Rochester. The Capitals have recalled C Tim Bergland from AHL Baltimore.