- The NHL announced that Buffalo will host the 2016 NHL Draft. It will be the third NHL Draft ever held in Buffalo, joining the 1991 (Buffalo Memorial Auditorium) and 1998 (Marine Midland Arena) drafts.
- Sabres captain Brian Gionta was selected by New Jersey in the third round (82nd overall) of the 1998 draft in Buffalo.
- With a 44-12 shot differential, the Sabres became the second team this season to be outshot by 32. The other was Colorado, in a 5-0 loss at Minnesota on Oct. 9. (via Elias Sports Bureau)
- Ryan Kesler’s penalty shot goal was the first successful penalty shot against the Sabres since Chris Kunitz beat Jhonas Enroth on Oct. 5, 2013 at Pittsburgh. Michal Neuvirth stopped Sean Bergenheim on the last attempt on March 7, 2013 at Florida.
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Brian Gionta
Sabres forward Tyler Ennis
Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth
Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau
Ducks forward Ryan Kesler
Ducks forward William Karlsson