- Joonas Donskoi’s first-period goal snapped Robin Lehner’s shutout streak at 100:47. The streak was 26:12 shy of matching Lehner’s career-best 126:59, set from March 30 to April 13, 2014.
- Ryan O’Reilly scored his third power-play goal of the season to tie for fourth-most in the league.
- O’Reilly now has seven points (4+3) in his last seven games.
- With his assist on O’Reilly’s goal, Kyle Okposo now has 14 points (5+9) in 12 career games against San Jose.
- With his goal, Jason Pominville now has five points (3+2) in his last four games against the Sharks.
- Jack Eichel’s assist on the Pominville goal gives him six points (1+5) in four games against San Jose since the beginning of last season.
- With a point each, Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Jason Pominville all finished the game tied for ninth in the league with 12 points apiece.
- Eichel and Pominville also finished the game tied for eighth in the league with 10 even-strength points.
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres forward Jason Pominville
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer
Sharks forward Joe Pavelski
Sharks forward Logan Couture
Sharks forward Tomas Hertl