Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. NYI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
0 1 1 2 33
0 0 1 1 43

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 6-12-1 when outshooting opponents and to 2-4-0 in the second game of a back-to-back set.
  • Buffalo is now 13-12-5 all-time on New Year’s Eve, including a 12-10-3 record at home and a 1-3-1 record in home games against the Islanders (1982, 1989, 1995, 2002, 2015).
  • With his goal tonight, Ryan O’Reilly has 17 points (8+9) in his last 17 games.
    • O’Reilly led all Sabres in points in 2015 with 67 points (25+42) in 83 games, topping his previous single-year high of 58 in 78 games (2014).
  • Jack Eichel’s assist tonight gave him nine points (2+7) in his last six games.
  • With his 17th assist and 25th point of the season, Rasmus Ristolainen finished the game ranked in the top 10 among NHL defensemen in goals, assists and points.
  • In two games against the Islanders this season, Linus Ullmark is 1-1-0 with a .952 save percentage and a 1.52 goals-against average.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano

Islanders forward Frans Nielsen

Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss

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