Post-Game Report: 12/22 vs. Philadelphia

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flyers
(15-13-7)
0 0 2 2 35
Sabres
(9-19-7)
0 0 4 4 37

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Buffalo’s four goals in the third period were the team’s highest single-period total since Dec. 13, 2016 vs. Los Angeles.
  • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Jack Eichel became the first Sabre ever to score two empty-net goals in the same game and the first to record a game-winner on an empty net since Miroslav Satan on Jan. 22, 2004 at Boston.
  • After tonight’s 33-save performance, Robin Lehner has a .935 save percentage and a 1.94 goals-against average in 14 home games this season. Among regular NHL goaltenders (min. 10 GP at home), Lehner now ranks first in the league in both stats at home.
  • Lehner has now stopped 237 of 252 shots (.940) in his last seven games. In those games, he has also stopped 180 of 188 shots faced during 5-on-5 play (.957), which includes two goals allowed with an opponent’s extra attacker on the ice.
  • With two points (1+1) tonight, Ryan O’Reilly now has 16 points (5+11) in 15 career games against the Flyers, including 11 points (3+8) in eight games against Philadelphia as a member of the Sabres.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flyers Elliott L .943 2.09
Sabres Lehner W .943 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flyers Elliott 13-8-6 .913 2.65
Sabres Lehner 8-14-4 .915 2.73

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol

Flyers forward Claude Giroux

Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim

Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere

Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott

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