- With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have split a back-to-back set for the fourth time in 13 tries this season.
- Marcus Foligno recorded two points (1+1) tonight after returning from an injury that sidelined him for 19 games. He now has six points (4+2) in his last seven games played.
- With his assist tonight, Nikita Zadorov has at least a point in each of his last five games played, totaling six assists in those games.
- Drew Stafford’s goal tonight gives him five points (1+4) in his last five games against the Islanders.
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Marcus Foligno
Sabres forward Drew Stafford
Sabres forward Brian Gionta
Islanders head coach Jack Capuano
Islanders forward John Tavares
Islanders forward Colin McDonald
Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic