- Tonight’s win improves the Sabres to 4-1-1 in their last six games and 3-0-1 in their last four home games.
- With two goals tonight, Jack Eichel has points in a career-best seven straight games played dating back to last season (4+6).
- Eichel now has 12 points (7+5) in his last nine home games and four points (3+1) in two games this season.
- The Sabres improved to 26-14-4 (.636) when Eichel records a point and 10-3-1 (.750) when he tallies at least two.
- With his goal, Johan Larsson now has a point in each of his last three games against the Rangers (2+1).
- Brian Gionta, who had a goal and an assist tonight, now has 14 points (7+7) in his last 15 games against the Rangers.
- Marcus Foligno recorded an assist on Gionta’s goal, marking the 100th point of his NHL career.
- With his assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen has taken the league lead with 10 power-play assists on the season.
- Kyle Okposo’s assist gives him 14 points (4+10) in his last 12 games against the Rangers, including points in each of the last five (2+6).
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Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sabres forward Brian Gionta
Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson
Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault
Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh
Rangers defenseman Marc Staal
Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist