Post-Game Report: 11/9 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
0 1 0 0 1 2 29
1 0 0 0 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s shootout, the Sabres fell to 8-6 all-time against the Senators in shootouts. The 14 shootouts between the teams are the most among any Sabres all-time series.
    • Buffalo and Ottawa have now had 15 of their last 20 games decided by a single goal, including seven in overtime or shootouts.
  • The Sabres now have points in five straight games against Ottawa (3-0-2) for the first time since they had points in seven straight (6-0-1) from Dec. 4, 2010 to Dec. 13, 2011.
  • Buffalo recorded eight shots in overtime, falling one shot shy of the franchise overtime record of nine on Feb. 1, 2000 vs. Anaheim.
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the 8-0 shot differential in overtime tied the franchise record for largest overtime shot differential, matching the 9-1 mark on Feb. 1, 2000 vs. Anaheim.
  • Despite the shootout loss, Robin Lehner is now 2-0-2 in five games against the Senators with a .957 save percentage and a 1.30 goals-against average.
  • With his assist on Nicholas Baptiste’s second NHL goal, Williamsville, N.Y. native Cole Schneider recorded his first career NHL point.
    • The other assist on the goal was credited to Derek Grant, who earned his first assist as a member of Sabres.
  • At 29:57, Rasmus Ristolainen recorded the second-highest ice time of his career, falling 18 seconds short of his 30:15 TOI on Jan. 18, 2016 at Arizona.
  • Jake McCabe logged his highest ice time of the season (22:51) and tied his career high with four shots on goal (last: Feb. 16, 2016 at Ottawa).

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Ottawa Condon W .969 0.93
Buffalo Lehner O .966 0.92


Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Ottawa Condon 2-0-0 .985 0.41
Buffalo Lehner 4-4-2 .929 2.19

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Nicholas Baptiste

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cole Schneider

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Bobby Ryan

Senators forward Ryan Dzingel

Senators goaltender Mike Condon

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