By John Vogl
The Buffalo Sabres' first preseason lineup at home will look a lot like the regular-season lineup. In other words, many of the big names will be on the ice tonight in First Niagara Center.
Thomas Vanek, Cody Hodgson, Tyler Myers, Ryan Miller and first-round draft picks Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov will be among those facing Carolina in the Sabres' third preseason game and first in Buffalo.
Joel Armia-Cody Hodgson-Thomas Vanek
Tyler Ennis-Mikhail Grigorenko-Brian Flynn
Corey Tropp-Johan Larsson-Ville Leino
Luke Adam-Kevin Porter-Colton Gillies
Nikita Zadorov-Tyler Myers
Brayden McNabb-Mark Pysyk
Henrik Tallinder-Rasmus Ristolainen