Post-Game Report: 2/11 vs. Colorado

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Avalanche
(30-21-4)
2 1 2 5 27
Sabres
(16-30-10)
1 1 2 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his shorthanded goal tonight, Benoit Pouliot has scored in consecutive contests. In his last 10 games against the Avalanche, Pouliot has 10 points (5+5), including at least a point in each of the last five (4+2).
  • Casey Nelson’s shorthanded marker tonight was the first goal of his NHL career.
    • Nelson became the second player in Sabres history to tally his first career goal while shorthanded, joining Kevin O’Shea (3/14/71 at Minnesota).
  • Buffalo scored two shorthanded goals in a game for the second time this season (last: Oct. 7 at NY Islanders). The Sabres are now tied for the league lead with nine shorthanded goals this season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly led all skaters with three points (1+2), including his 400th NHL point. It was O’Reilly’s 15th career game with at least three points and his third of the season.
    • O’Reilly now has 15 points (8+7) in his last 15 games.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Avalanche Bernier W .875 4.02
Sabres Lehner L .815 5.31

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Avalanche Bernier 17-10-2 .916 2.74
Sabres Lehner 12-21-7 .910 2.90

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar

Avalanche forward Tyson Jost

Avalanche forward Colin Wilson

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