- The Sabres erased a three-goal deficit to win tonight, marking the first time the team has done so since Dec. 27, 2014 vs. NY Islanders (4-3, SO).
- According to the Elias Sports Bureau, tonight’s comeback was the latest the Sabres have overcome a deficit of three or more goals since Nov. 2, 2006 at Boston, when the team scored at 11:11 of the third period to begin a comeback that culminated in a 5-4 shootout win.
- The Sabres have gone 6-0-1 in their last seven home games, marking Buffalo’s first seven-game home point streak since the team went 6-0-2 in eight home games from Dec. 10, 2013 to Jan. 9, 2014.
- Buffalo is 12-1-3 in its last 16 home games against Western Conference opponents and 10-4-2 in all games against the West this season.
- The Sabres are now 59-19-16 (.713) all-time in home games against the Pacific Division, including a 13-0-3 record in the last 16 games. No Pacific Division team has won a game in regulation in Buffalo since the Edmonton Oilers topped the Sabres 3-2 on Nov. 7, 2014.
- Buffalo has extended its point streak against San Jose to a franchise-best 11 games (10-0-1) with the win, dating back to a 3-1 win in Buffalo on Feb. 13, 2010. The previous record was five games (3-0-2), set from March 12, 1998 to Dec. 23, 2000.
- The Sabres are now 17-1-1 all-time at home against the Sharks.
- With two goals tonight, Evander Kane has 14 even-strength goals since his first of the season (Dec. 3), leading all NHL players.
- Jack Eichel (two assists) now has 15 points (6+9) in 15 home games this season, including 12 points (4+8) in his last 12 home contests.
- Eichel now has four two-point nights in his last five home games.
- The Sabres improved to 19-3-0 in Eichel’s career when he has at least two points.
- With an assist on Buffalo’s first goal, Tyler Ennis improved his point streak to four games (1+3).
- Ryan O’Reilly had two points (1+1) tonight, extending his home point streak to four games (3+3). In his last 12 games at home, O’Reilly has 14 points (5+9).
- Sam Reinhart (assist tonight) now has 11 points (4+7) in his last 11 home games.
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Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Evander Kane
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sabres forward Kyle Okposo
Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson
Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer
Sharks forward Melker Karlsson
Sharks forward Marcus Sorensen
Sharks forward Joe Pavelski