Post-Game Report: 10/5 vs. New Jersey

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
0 1 1 2 20
2 3 2 7 36

Game Summary

Event Summary


Top Notes

  • The Sabres’ seven goals tonight are the second-most they’ve scored in a home opener, trailing only their 9-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Oct. 10, 1974.
  • With a win tonight, Ralph Krueger became the fourth Sabres head coach to earn wins in his first two games as the team’s head coach, joining Marcel Pronovost (Oct. 13-15, 1977), Scotty Bowman (Oct. 11-13, 1979) and Jim Roberts (Dec. 9-12, 1981).
  • Victor Olofsson scored two power-play goals against the Devils, marking the first multi-goal game of his career and giving him points in each of the Sabres’ first two games (2+1).
  • The Sabres’ three power-play goals are the most they’ve scored in a single game since March 31, 2018 at Nashville, in a 7-4 victory where they tallied four goals with an extra attacker.
  • With two points each tonight, Rasmus Dahlin (1+2) and Sam Reinhart (2+1) have both recorded three points in the team’s first two games of the season.
  • Marcus Johansson recorded the primary assist on Jeff Skinner’s second-period goal, marking his first point as a Sabre.


Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blackwood L .806 7.00
Sabres Hutton W .900 2.00


Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Devils Blackwood 0-1-0 .800 6.59
Sabres Hutton 2-0-0 .939 1.50


Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Devils head coach John Hynes

Devils forward Kyle Palmieri

Devils forward Travis Zajac

Devils defenseman Andy Greene

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