- In his season debut, Linus Ullmark made a career-high 44 saves in tonight’s win. It was the most saves in a win by a Sabres goaltender since Anders Nilsson stopped 46 of 47 shots on Nov. 19, 2016 vs. Pittsburgh.
- With a goal and an assist tonight, Kyle Okposo now has nine points (4+5) in his last eight games.
- Jack Eichel, who also registered a goal and an assist, now has 17 points (10+7) in his last 11 games and nine points (3+6) in nine career games against Columbus.
- Eichel finished the game tied for sixth in the NHL in even-strength goals (17) and tied for seventh in even-strength points (33).
- In his 44th game of the season, Eichel has matched his even-strength point total from last season (61 GP) and surpassed his career-best even-strength goal total from 2015-16 (81 GP).
- Brendan Guhle’s assist on Okposo’s goal was the first point of his NHL career.
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot
Sabres forward Kyle Okposo
Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark
Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella
Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand
Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois
Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski
Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky