- Victor Olofsson, who made his NHL debut tonight, has become the 500th player ever to play for the Sabres in the regular season or playoffs.
- Olofsson recorded his first career point with an assist on Jack Eichel’s third-period goal.
- Eichel’s goal was the 100th of his NHL career. He now has nine points (4+5) in nine games against Detroit since the beginning of the 2016-17 season. In his career, he has tallied seven points (4+3) in seven games against the Red Wings on home ice.
- With a goal and an assist tonight, Casey Mittelstadt has four points (2+2) in his last four games and four points (3+1) in four career games against the Red Wings.
- With his tally tonight, Kyle Okposo now has a goal in each of his last two games against Detroit.
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt
Sabres forward Victor Olofsson
Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill
Red wings forward Dylan Larkin
Red wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi