- With the loss, the Sabres fell to 22-14-7 all-time in season finales and 57-46 all-time in shootouts (7-5 this season).
- According to Elias Sports Bureau, Connor Knapp became the first goaltender to record a point in his first NHL start since Chad Johnson tallied an assist in his debut for the New York Rangers on Jan. 7, 2010 at Atlanta.
- According to ExtraSkater.com, every Sabres skater had a positive on-ice shot differential in 5-on-5 situations tonight. Six players saw the team take at least 70 percent of the shots with them on the ice: Torrey Mitchell (11 for/3 against), Zemgus Girgensons (13/4), Cody Hodgson (11/4), Mike Weber (10/4), Jake McCabe (10/4), Mark Pysyk (12/5)
- The Sabres dressed only nine players in both the first and last games of the season (Ennis, Girgensons, Hodgson, Leino, Pysyk, Ristolainen, Stafford, Tallinder, Weber), finishing the season with 305 man games lost to injury.
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Marcus Foligno
Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe
Sabres goaltender Connor Knapp
Islanders head coach Jack Capuano
Islanders forward Anders Lee
Islanders forward Frans Nielsen