- With the loss, the Sabres fell to 9-3-1 (one tie) in their last 13 home games against the Stars.
- Buffalo went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight, improving to 14-for-58 (24.1%) on the season. The Sabres last finished a season above 20 percent on the power play in 2008-09 (20.3%).
- Ryan O’Reilly scored his sixth goal of the season, each of which has come at First Niagara Center.
- O’Reilly now has at least a point in each of his last four games against Dallas, totaling five points (2+3).
- With his assist, Tyler Ennis now has points in each of his last five games against the Stars, totaling seven points (3+4) in those games.
- Scoring Change: Dallas’s second goal has been awarded to Jason Spezza, with assists to Alex Goligoski and Mattias Janmark.
Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres forward Tyler Ennis
Sabres forward Sam Reinhart
Stars head coach Lindy Ruff
Stars forward Jamie Benn
Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski
Stars goaltender Antti Niemi