- With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have lost consecutive home games against the Capitals in regulation for the first time since March 26 and April 12, 2002.
- Rasmus Ristolainen scored his first goal of the season in the third period.
- With their assists on Ristolainen’s goal, Taylor Hall and Jack Eichel each now have nine points (3+6) in their last eight games against the Capitals.
- Hall now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games dating back to last season.
- Eichel led the Sabres with 23:23 of ice time tonight. He led the team in time on ice 18 times last season.
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