Post-Game Report: 3/26 vs. WPG

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Jets
(31-38-6)
2 0 0 2 19
Sabres
(31-34-10)
1 1 1 3 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres will finish the season with a 6-3-2 record in their 11 afternoon games this season.
  • The Sabres have won consecutive matchups with the Jets/Thrashers for the first time since they won three in a row from Feb. 23 to Nov. 8, 2011.
  • With his goal today, Jack Eichel became the ninth Sabres rookie to record 50 points in a season (23+27) in franchise history.
    • Eichel is the first Sabres rookie to record 50 points in a season since Derek Plante (1993-94) and the youngest to do so since Phil Housley (1982-83).
  • The goal was Eichel’s fifth game-winning goal of the season, tying Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin and Ray Sheppard for second-most by a Sabres rookie. He needs one more to tie Donald Audette for the franchise rookie record.
  • With his goal, Hudson Fasching became the first Sabre to score on his first shot in his NHL debut since Zemgus Girgensons (10/2/13 at DET).
  • Fasching and Casey Nelson are the first Sabres to each record his first career point on the same goal in their NHL debuts since Alexander Mogilny and Dave Snuggerud (10/5/89 vs. QUE).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Hudson Fasching

Jets head coach Paul Maurice

Jets forward Drew Stafford

Jets forward Nic Petan

Jets defenseman Andrew Copp

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