- Tonight’s win gives the Sabres their first four-game winning streak against the Red Wings since the team won five in a row from Feb. 6, 1981 to Jan. 6, 1982.
- The Sabres have earned wins in consecutive home games against Detroit for the first time since the team won three straight from Dec. 28, 1988 to Dec. 26, 1989.
- Tonight’s game was the 47th regular-season Sabres game to end with a 1-0 score line and the first ever to come against the Red Wings.
- It was Buffalo’s first 1-0 win since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles. The Sabres now have a 27-20 record in 1-0 games.
- With his fourth shutout as a member of the Sabres (sixth of his career), Robin Lehner tied Gary Bromley and Jhonas Enroth for 11th-most in franchise history.
- Lehner has now played 91:35 without allowing a goal. If he plays 35:24 without allowing a goal tomorrow night at Columbus, he will match his career-best 126:59, set from March 30 to April 13, 2014.
- Victor Antipin earned his first NHL point with an assist on Benoit Pouliot’s second-period goal.
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot
Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner
Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill
Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader
Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg
Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard