Post-Game Report: 10/29 vs. FLA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
0 0 0 0 33
1 1 1 3 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Anders Nilsson made 33 saves today to earn his second career shutout (last: 24 saves, March 4, 2012 vs. New Jersey).
    • The shutout was Buffalo’s first since Feb. 19 at Columbus (4-0) and the team’s first at home since Dec. 17, 2015 vs. Anaheim (3-0).
    • Nilsson becomes the 23rd goaltender in franchise history to record a shutout.
  • With his assist on Kyle Okposo’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen now leads the Sabres with seven points and finished the game tied for second in the NHL with seven assists this season.
    • At the conclusion of today’s game, Ristolainen‘s six power-play points this season tied him with  Claude Giroux and Phil Kessel for most in the NHL.
  • Okposo now has a point in nine of his last 11 games against the Panthers (4+5), including a goal in each of the last two.
  • With a goal and an assist today, Sam Reinhart now has five points (4+1) in his last four games against Florida. Ristolainen’s assist gives him five assists in his last five games against Florida.
  • Matt Moulson tallied his fifth power-play point (assist) of the season, tying him for third-most power-play points in the league as of the end of the game.
  • With Vincent Trocheck’s unsuccessful penalty shot, the Sabres have now allowed 21 goals on 62 regular-season penalty shots in franchise history.


Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Florida Luongo L .880 3.01
Buffalo Nilsson W 1.000 0.00


Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Florida Luongo 3-3-0 .910 2.33
Buffalo Nilsson 1-1-1 .938 1.95

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson

Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant

Panthers forward Scott Thornton

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

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