In-Game Notes: 2/15 vs. BOS

Pre-game
*The Sabres have played Northeast division opponents in eight of their 10 games since Jan. 29. They are 3-4-1 against the Northeast so far this season.

*Buffalo is 4-1-1 in their last six home games vs. BOS and 17-3-5 (.780) at home against the Bruins since the 2005-06 season.

After 1st period: BOS 1 – BUF 1
*SCORING UPDATE: Marcus Foligno has been credited with the secondary assist on Buffalo’s goal*

*Drew Stafford scored his first goal of the season on his 41st shot.

*Tyler Ennis was credited with an assist on the goal. The Sabres are 45-14-9 in his career when he records a point.

*Ennis now has 11 points (4+7) in 15 career games against the Bruins.

*Dougie Hamilton’s goal was the first of his NHL career.

*The Sabres are out-hitting the Bruins, 13-3. Steve Ott leads all skaters with five hits. Ott entered the night ranked fifth in the league with 48 hits.

*Buffalo ends the period in a tie for the fifth consecutive game.

*The Sabres are 4-3-0 when scoring first; the Bruins are 3-1-2 when allowing the first goal.

*Buffalo is 3-5-1 when tied after the first period; Boston is 5-1-0 when tied after one.

After 2nd period: BOS 2 – BUF 1
*Steve Ott’s nine hits through two periods are the most by any player in a Sabres game since Ott had 10 as a member of the Dallas Stars on Feb. 10, 2012 in a 3-2 Buffalo win.

*Ott also leads all Sabres with at least two faceoffs taken with a faceoff percentage of 83.3% (5-for-6).

*Ryan Miller has now stopped 104 of 110 shots (.945 SV%) in the last three games, including tonight.

*Buffalo is 1-5-1 when trailing after the second period; Boston is 2-0-0 when tied after two.

Final: BOS 2 – BUF 4
*Tyler Myers scored his second goal of the season. His last was the game-winner in the team’s season-opener vs. PHI (1/20).

*Nathan Gerbe, credited with the secondary assist on the Myers goal, recorded his first point since April 7, 2012 at BOS.

*Drew Stafford (1+1) had his first multi-point game since March 31, 2012 at TOR (1+1).

*The Sabres improve to 24-3-2 all-time when Tyler Ennis records at least two points.

*Steve Ott (11 hits) became the first Sabres player to record 10 or more hits since Paul Gaustad had 10 in the 2008 Winter Classic (1/1/08 vs. PIT).

*The Sabres won without getting a point from Thomas Vanek or Jason Pominville for the first time since March 23, 2012 at NYR (4-1 win).

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