Postgame Report: 1/14 vs. Washington

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
2 2 2 6 28
1 1 2 4 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With Taylor Hall and Tobias Rieder scoring their first goals as Sabres, Buffalo has now had a newly acquired player score in six of its last 10 season-openers: Hall/Rieder, Jason Pominville, Jack Eichel, Zemgus Girgensons, Steve Ott and Ville Leino.
    • Aside from Eichel and Rieder, each scored on his first shot with the team.
  • Hall now has eight points (3+5) in his last seven meetings with the Capitals.
  • With two assists tonight, Jack Eichel has now posted eight points (3+5) in seven games against the Capitals dating back to the beginning of the 2017-18 season.
  • Dylan Cozens earned the primary assist on Rieder’s goal, marking his first career NHL point in his NHL debut.
  • Jake McCabe recorded his eighth career multi-point game (1+1) and first since Nov. 17, 2018 at Minnesota.
  • Sam Reinhart tallied an assist and now has eight points (4+4) in his last eight games against Washington.
  • Rasmus Dahlin led all skaters in tonight’s game with 25:25 of ice time and led all Sabres with four shots. It was the sixth-highest time on ice total of his career.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Capitals Samsonov W 4 26
Sabres Hutton L 5 27
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Capitals Samsonov 1-0-0 .846 4.00
Sabres Hutton 0-1-0 .815 5.12

Post-Game Audio

Ralph Krueger

Taylor Hall, Jake McCabe, Dylan Cozens

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