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NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Move Up As Races Tighten

By George Clifford
Feb 4, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Artemi Panarin (72) and right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrate Kane's game tying goal against the Dallas Stars during the third period at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 4, 2017; Dallas, TX, USA; Chicago Blackhawks left wing Artemi Panarin (72) and right wing Patrick Kane (88) celebrate Kane's game tying goal against the Dallas Stars during the third period at the American Airlines Center. The Blackhawks defeat the Stars 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /
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NHL: Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres
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No. 27: Buffalo Sabres

Previous: 26th

Season record: 21-21-10 (52 points)

Buffalo is in the midst of a 2-6-1 skid and has struggled mightily on the road all season. One bright spot is the recent play of goaltender Robin Lehner, who is 5-2-1 with a .930 save percentage in 2017.

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