- Today’s win gives the Sabres wins in each of their first four home games of the season for the first time since 2006-07.
- The Sabres have gone 5-0-1 through six games this season, earning 11 of 12 possible points. It’s the team’s best record through six games since they posted an identical 5-0-1 record through their first six games of the 2008-09 season.
- Buffalo’s 4-0 win marked the largest winning margin the Sabres have recorded against the Stars franchise since a 6-2 win on March 9, 1988 at Minnesota.
- It also marked the Sabres’ fourth-ever shutout against the Stars franchise and the first since a 5-0 win on Dec. 8, 1974 at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium.
- Carter Hutton’s shutout was the 12th of his career and his first as a member of the Sabres. He has now earned shutouts against 10 different NHL teams.
- Hutton has now earned a win in five straight appearances dating back to last season.
- With his fifth power-play goal of the season, Victor Olofsson became the first player in NHL history to score each of his first seven career goals with the man advantage.
- Since he made his NHL debut on March 28, 2019 vs. Detroit, no NHL player has scored more power-play goals than Olofsson’s seven in 12 games played.
- With their goals today, Jeff Skinner (4+1) and Marcus Johansson (3+2) each have five points in their last five games.
- Henri Jokiharju earned an assist on Skinner’s goal to record his first point as a Buffalo Sabre.
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Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger
Sabres forward Jeff Skinner
Sabres forward Victor Olofsson
Sabres forward Marcus Johansson
Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella
Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton
Stars head coach Jim Montgomery
Stars forward Alexander Radulov
Stars forward Jamie Benn
Stars forward Andrew Cogliano