- Jack Eichel’s assist on Buffalo’s goal extends his point streak to a career-best nine games (2+10).
- Eichel’s point streak is the longest active streak in the NHL and the longest by a Sabre since Tim Connolly tallied points in 16 straight from Dec. 23, 2009 to Jan. 25, 2010.
- With his power-play goal in the first period, Ryan O’Reilly has points in 13 of his last 15 games at KeyBank Center, including five points (2+3) in his last three games.
- Rasmus Ristolainen earned the primary assist on O’Reilly’s goal, tying him for the league lead with 21 power-play assists this season.
- Injury Update: Dmitry Kulikov left tonight’s game with an upper-body injury.
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Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Sam Reinhart
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner
Lightning head coach Jon Cooper
Lightning forward Tyler Johnson
Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov
Lightning defenseman Jason Garrison
Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman