- The Sabres killed off their only penalty today, improving to 50-for-57 (87.7%) on the penalty kill in their last 22 games.
- C.J. Smith made his NHL debut today, recording his first NHL point with an assist on Evander Kane’s first-period goal.
- Kane’s 27th goal of the season gave him 12 points (9+3) in his last 12 games at KeyBank Center.
- With his goal, Zemgus Girgensons now has a goal in each of his last two games against the Islanders.
- With no points today, Jack Eichel has gone two games without a point for just the first time since Jan. 31 and Feb. 2. Eichel has totaled 34 points (11+23) in the 28 games since Feb. 2.
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Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward C.J. Smith
Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons
Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner
Islanders head coach Doug Weight
Islanders forward Anders Lee
Islanders forward Joshua Ho-Sang
Islanders forward Connor Jones
Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck