- The Sabres fell to Colorado for the eighth straight time and are now 0-4-4 against the Avalanche since their win on Dec. 4, 2005 in Colorado.
- With the loss, the Sabres are now 2-6-0 in the first game of back-to-back sets and 3-1-0 when out-shooting their opponent this season.
- Johan Larsson, who was recalled from Rochester (AHL) before tonight’s game, scored his first NHL goal tonight. Tyler Ennis appeared in his 300th NHL game.
- With his assist, Chris Stewart now has five points (3+2) in his last five games against the Avalanche. Fellow former Colorado player Andre Benoit recorded the other assist on the Sabres’ lone goal.
- Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen led all skaters on both teams with a career-high 27:01 of ice time.
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Tyler Ennis
Sabres forward Johan Larsson
Sabres forward Brian Gionta
Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy
Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay
Avalanche forward Cody McLeod
Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson
Avalanche goaltender Calvin Pickard