- The Sabres outshot the Avalanche, 27-12, in the last two periods, including a 16-4 advantage in the third period.
- Nikita Zadorov made his NHL debut, skating 11:01 TOI and recording three hits.
- With Zadorov dressing, the Sabres have become the first NHL team to dress four teenagers in a season since 1995-96, when three teams did it: Florida (four players), Winnipeg (six) and Buffalo (McKee, Biron, Primeau, Varada, Brown).
- With his assist on Cody Hodgson’s goal, Drew Stafford has eight points (2+6) in his last four games against the Avalanche.
- With his goal tonight, Marcus Foligno now has three goals in two games against the Avalanche, his highest total against any NHL team.