Post-Game Report: 4/8 vs. CBJ

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blue Jackets
(33-40-8)
1 2 1 4 30
Sabres
(34-36-11)
0 1 0 1 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Jason Kasdorf, Evan Rodrigues and Cole Schneider all made their NHL debuts tonight.
    • Excluding season-openers, the Sabres had never before had three or more players make their NHL debuts in the same game.
    • The last time the Sabres had three or more players make their NHL debuts in the same game was Oct. 8, 1992 (Richard Smehlik, Yuri Khmylev, Philippe Boucher and Viktor Gordiouk).
  • Williamsville, NY native Cole Schneider became the sixth player born in the Buffalo area to appear in a regular-season game for the Sabres, joining Justin Bailey, Marcus Foligno, Patrick Kaleta, Tim Kennedy and Scott Thomas.
  • Sam Reinhart’s 23rd goal of the season has moved him into sole-possession of eighth place in Sabres history for goals by a rookie. He broke a tie with Christian Ruuttu (1986-87), John Tucker (1984-85) and Peter McNab (1974-75).
  • With his assist on Reinhart’s goal, Jack Eichel now has 31 assists this season, tying him with Danny Gare (1974-75) for eighth-most by a rookie in Sabres history.
  • Eichel now has 55 points (24+31) this season, tying J.F. Sauve (1981-82) for eighth-most points by a Sabres rookie all-time.
  • With tonight’s assist, Eichel has four points (1+3) in three games against Columbus this season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres goaltender Jason Kasdorf

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella

Blue Jackets Brandon Saad

Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard

Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo

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