Post-Game Report: 12/17 vs. ANA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Ducks
(11-14-5)
0 0 0 0 44
Sabres
(14-16-3)
0 2 1 3 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Chad Johnson earned the Sabres’ first shutout since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles (Jhonas Enroth) and the fourth of his career (last: March 21, 2014 at Colorado).
    • With a career-high 44 saves, Johnson broke the Sabres’ franchise record for most saves in a shutout (Ryan Miller, 43 – Feb. 29, 2012 at Anaheim).
  • With Buffalo’s third goal, Jamie McGinn now has six goals in his last six games against the Ducks.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s second goal, Cal O’Reilly recorded his first point as a member of the Sabres.
    • The assist was O’Reilly’s first NHL point since Feb. 5, 2012 (assist). He played only five games without recording a point between that date and tonight’s game.
  • O’Reilly now has four points (1+3) and a plus-6 rating in six career games against the Ducks.
  • With an assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen became the first Sabres defenseman to record 19 points in a 20-game span since Garry Galley did so from Feb. 21, 1996 to April 3, 1996.
  • After going 3-for-3 tonight, the Sabres have improved to 24-for-28 (85.7%) on the penalty kill in their last 13 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau

Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf

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