- Today’s game was the fifth of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres this season; the next will be on Sunday, Jan. 10 at Winnipeg.
- With the loss, the Sabres fell to 6-13-1 when outshooting opponents this season.
- With two goals today, Jack Eichel tied Dylan Larkin for the rookie lead with 13 goals on the season.
- Eichel now has 11 points (4+7) in his last seven games.
- Rasmus Ristolainen (one assist) now has five assists in three games against the Red Wings this season and is tied for sixth among NHL defensemen with 19 assists on the season.
Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Sam Reinhart
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges
Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian
Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill
Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg
Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar
Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan
Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek