- With the loss, the Sabres fall to 2-3-0 in the second game of back-to-back series this season.
- With an assist on the Sabres goal, defenseman Josh Gorges recorded his first point with the team.
- The Sabres have now lost four consecutive home games to the Penguins for the first time since Nov. 30, 1999 to Dec. 26, 2000.
- Zemgus Girgensons went 10-for-13 on faceoffs. His faceoff percentage of 76.9% was his highest in all games in which he took more than one faceoff.
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Drew Stafford
Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons
Sabres forward Brian Gionta
Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges
Penguins head coach Mike Johnston
Penguins forward Sidney Crosby
Penguins forward Kris Letang