Post-Game Report: 1/16 vs. WSH

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Capitals
(33-8-3)
0 0 1 1 34
Sabres
(18-23-4)
2 2 0 4 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 3-4-0 in the second game of a back-to-back set.
  • With two points tonight, Evander Kane (1+1) now has six career multi-point games against Washington, his highest total against any NHL team.
  • Philip Varone scored tonight in his season debut after being recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL) this morning.
    • Two of Varone’s five career goals have come at home against Washington. The other was his first career NHL goal on Jan. 28, 2014.
  • With his first career shorthanded goal, Tim Schaller now has two points (1+1) in three career games against the Capitals.
  • Cody Franson scored his first power play goal of the season and now ranks second among Sabres defensemen with four goals this season.
    • Zach Bogosian’s assist on the goal was the 100th assist of his career and gave him his first multi-point game of the season.
  • Josh Gorges and Zemgus Girgensons each missed tonight’s game with an upper-body injury.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Philip Varone

Sabres forward Tim Schaller

Sabres defenseman Cody Franson

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz

Capitals forward Mike Richards

Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner

Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer

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