Post-Game Report: 11/7 vs. Washington

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Capitals
(8-7-1)
0 1 0 1 25
Sabres
(5-8-2)
1 0 2 3 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres held the Capitals to 25 total shots and four shots in the first period, marking the season low for total shots by an opponent and tying the previous single-period low (3x, last: 11/4 at Dallas).
  • With his goal, Benoit Pouliot now has five goals and six points in his last seven games.
    • Pouliot earned his third game-winning goal of the season, tying for fourth-most in the NHL.
    • The Sabres are now 4-0-0 when Pouliot scores and 5-0-0 when he records a point.
  • Pouliot also has totaled five points (4+1) in his last five games against the Capitals.
  • With two goals tonight, Evander Kane is tied for sixth in the NHL with nine goals.
  • Taylor Fedun skated a career-high 20:59 tonight, topping his previous high (18:48, 1/15/16 at Carolina) by more than two minutes.
  • With a 24-save performance tonight, Robin Lehner improved to 2-1-1 in five appearances at home this season with a .956 save percentage and a 1.37 goals-against average.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Capitals
Grubauer L .935 2.02
Sabres Lehner W .960 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Capitals Grubauer 0-4-1 .886 3.70
Sabres Lehner 4-5-1 .902 3.00

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz

Capitals forward Tom Wilson

Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom

Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer

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