Postgame Report: 2/16 vs. NY Islanders

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(8-4-3)
2 0 1 3 24
Sabres
(4-6-2)
0 0 0 0 20

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill to improve to 18-for-20 (90.0%) in their last 11 games against the Islanders.
  • The Sabres have now killed 16 of their last 18 penalties to improve to 81.5 percent on the penalty kill this season, ranking 11th in the NHL.
  • Through 12 games, Buffalo has allowed just five power-play goals against. The team now ranks third in the NHL with .42 power-play goals against per game.
  • Rasmus Dahlin led both teams with 25:21 of ice time tonight, topping 25 minutes for the second consecutive night.
  • In Dahlin’s 19:55 of 5-on-5 time, the Sabres out-attempted the Islanders 27-10 (71.4% CF%). Among defensemen in tonight’s game, only Dahlin’s defense partner, Colin Miller, posted a better corsi for percentage (73.0%).
  • William Borgen recorded a team-high five hits in tonight’s game.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Islanders Sorokin W 0 20
Sabres Hutton L 2 23
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Islanders Sorokin 1-2-1 .895 2.74
Sabres Hutton 1-4-0 .898 2.85

 

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