Rangers: After picking up an assist on Ryan Callahan's power play goal Sunday in Washington, Michael Del Zotto is now sitting on 99 career points, one shy of the 100-point milestone. Del Zotto has 23 goals and 76 assists in 226 career games, including six points (all assists) in 11 lifetime matches against Buffalo. He has notched assists in each of his last two games and is 0-3-3 in his last five. Del Zotto recorded a career-best 41 points last season, and had 37 in his rookie season of 2009-10. This year in 22 games, Del Zotto is 2-8-10.
Sabres: Nine times in their last 13 meetings with the Rangers, the Sabres have played to a one-goal result. Five of those games were decided in overtime, and two---both won by the Rangers, including the contest nine days ago---were decided in the shootout.