The Tampa Bay Lightning and Buffalo Sabres have traveled throughout the Atlantic Ocean to compete within the newest model of the International Sequence.
Their two-game set in Stockholm, Sweden, will mark the 33rd and 34th regular-season video games to be performed outdoors North America in NHL historical past. Every group has performed overseas as soon as earlier than — Tampa Bay misplaced two video games to the New York Rangers in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2008, and the Sabres defeated the Anaheim Geese and Los Angeles Kings in Helsinki, Finland, and Berlin, Germany, respectively, in 2011.
The primary regular-season NHL video games in Sweden have been additionally performed in 2008; Swede Daniel Alfredsson collected two assists in certainly one of them, an Ottawa Senators victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. This weekend’s video games will function seven Swedish-born gamers: Buffalo’s Linus Ullmark, Rasmus Dahlin, Lawrence Pilut, Marcus Johansson, Johan Larsson and Victor Olofsson, and Tampa Bay’s Victor Hedman, who is predicted to swimsuit up regardless of having missed the earlier two video games with a lower-body damage.
Whereas the video games are at all times a enjoyable aspect to the season, 4 factors will likely be up for grabs as Buffalo (9-Four-2) appears to be like to finish a two-game shedding streak and Tampa Bay (6-5-2) tries to proper the ship.
What are the dates and instances of the 2019 International Sequence?
Friday, Nov. eight, 2 p.m. ETSaturday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. ET
On what channel is the International Sequence being aired?
Friday, Nov. eight: NBCSN (U.S.), SN1 (Canada)
Saturday, Nov. 9: NHL Community/MSG-B/SUN (U.S.), SN1 (Canada)
Which groups are within the International Sequence?
The Tampa Bay Lightning will tackle the Buffalo Sabres within the back-to-back sequence.
The place is the International Sequence being performed?
The International Sequence will be performed at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.
Which groups have performed in earlier International Sequence?
Oct. Four, 2019
Philadelphia Flyers Four, Chicago Blackhawks three
Prague, Czech Republic
Nov. 2, 2018
Florida Panthers Four, Winnipeg Jets 2
Nov. 1, 2018
Winnipeg Jets Four, Florida Panthers 2
Oct. 6, 2018
New Jersey Devils 5, Edmonton Oilers 2
Nov. 11, 2017
Ottawa Senators Four, Colorado Avalanche three
Nov. 10, 2017
Ottawa Senators Four, Colorado Avalanche three (OT)