Post-Game Report: 2/18 vs. STL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blues
(31-23-5)
1 0 1 2 39
Sabres
(26-23-10)
1 2 0 3 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the seventh of eight afternoon games (3 p.m. ET or earlier) for the Sabres this season. The team is 5-2-0 in the first seven and was 6-3-2 in 11 afternoon games last season.
  • With the win, the Sabres have improved to 8-2-1 at home in 2017.
  • Evander Kane recorded two points (1+1) today, giving him 14 points (8+6) in his last 13 games.
    • Kane’s goal tied him for sixth in the NHL with 19 even-strength goals this season.
    • With 20 goals in 47 games this season, Kane has already matched his total from 2015-16 (65 GP).
  • Nicholas Baptiste recorded his first career multi-point game (1+1), including his first NHL assist.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s power-play goal gave him seven points (3+4) in his last seven games, including a point in each of his last four.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen recorded his 100th NHL point with an assist on O’Reilly’s goal, becoming the third-youngest Sabres defenseman ever to reach that milestone.
  • With his assist, Jack Eichel has 17 points (5+12) in his last 17 games. He also has 18 points (7+11) in 19 home contests this season.
  • Robin Lehner stopped 37 of 39 shots and now has a .935 save percentage in 2017 (15 games).
    • As of the end of the game, his .926 save percentage ranked fourth in the NHL on the season.
  • Injury Update: Sam Reinhart missed this afternoon’s game due to an illness.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blues
Allen L .893 3.08
Sabres Lehner W .949 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blues Allen 22-15-3 .902 2.69
Sabres Lehner 17-16-6 .926 2.47

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Nicholas Baptiste

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Blues head coach Mike Yeo

Blues forward Kyle Brodziak

Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson

Blues defenseman Colton Parayko

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