Post-Game Report: 11/19 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(11-4-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 47
Sabres
(6-8-4)
1 0 0 0 1 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s Sabres win broke a nine-game losing streak against Pittsburgh. Buffalo’s last win against the Penguins took place on April 23, 2013.
  • The Sabres improved to 4-0-2 when leading after the first period and 5-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • With 46 saves tonight, Anders Nilsson has improved to 2-1-2 with a .951 save percentage and a 1.74 goals-against average on the season.
    • As of the end of the game, Nilsson’s .951 save percentage ranked him third in the NHL among goaltenders with at least 120 minutes played, behind only Andrei Vasilevskiy (.953) and Devan Dubnyk (.952).
    • The 46 saves were two shy of his career-high mark (48, 10/13/15 at Dallas).
    • In his last three games, Nilsson is 2-0-1 with a .976 save percentage and a 0.97 goals-against average.
  • William Carrier’s goal was the first goal and point of his NHL career.
  • Taylor Fedun, who assisted on Carrier’s goal, now has an assist in each of his last three NHL games, dating back to Jan. 15, 2016.
  • With tonight’s shootout-winner, Cal O’Reilly has improved to 6-for-13 (46.2%) in his NHL career, including three game-deciding goals.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury O .970 0.92
Sabres Nilsson W .979 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury 6-3-3 .908 3.11
Sabres Nilsson 2-1-2 .951 1.74

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward William Carrier

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

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