Post-Game Report: 12/2 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(17-6-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 27
Sabres
(9-14-2)
0 0 1 0 1 2 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have points in seven straight divisional matchups  (5-0-2) for the first time since they had points in nine straight Northeast Division games from Dec. 4, 2010 to Feb. 15, 2011 (8-0-1).
  • Zemgus Girgensons, who scored the Sabres’ goal tonight, hasn’t gone two games without a point since Oct. 30 and Nov. 1. He has logged 11 points (6+5) in 13 games since then, including eight (5+3) in his last eight.
  • After tonight’s shootout, Jhonas Enroth has allowed only one goal in 15 shootout attempts this season, improving to 3-0 on the season.
  • With tonight’s start, Enroth has appeared in six straight games for the first time since he played in 11 straight from Nov. 11 to Dec. 2, 2011. In those six games, Enroth is 5-1-0 with a .953 save percentage and a 1.55 goals-against average.
  • With the win, Enroth improved to 4-1-0 in five career games against the Lightning, with a .951 save percentage and a 1.56 goals-against average.
  • With his assist, Josh Gorges recorded his 100th NHL point.
  • Buffalo’s franchise record of 51-24-7 (.665) against Tampa Bay is the team’s best all-time record against any Eastern Conference opponent. The team’s record against San Jose (22-6-5, .742) is the only better all-time series record.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat

Lightning goaltender Evgeni Nabokov

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