Postgame Report: 2/25 vs. New Jersey

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Devils
(7-6-2)
0 1 2 1 4 40
Sabres
(6-8-3)
1 1 1 0 3 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 5-1-1 in their last seven contests against the Devils, including a 3-1-1 record this season.
    • The home team had won six straight games between these teams before the road team won the four most recent games in the series.
  • Tonight’s game wrapped up Buffalo’s first of two home-and-home sets this season (both against the Devils) after a 4-1 win on Tuesday in New Jersey.
  • The Sabres have now scored at least one power-play goal in 11 of their last 12 games, going 16-for-38 (42.1%) during that stretch. They lead the league with a 34.6 percent conversion rate this season.
  • With his first goal of the season, Casey Mittelstadt became the 10th member of the Sabres to score a power-play goal in 2020-21. The Sabres’ 10 power-play scorers tie the Chicago Blackhawks for most in the NHL this season.
  • Eric Staal recorded his 1,029th NHL point with an assist on Mittelstadt’s goal, tying Alex Kovalev for 80th-most in NHL history.
  • Sam Reinhart’s third-period, power-play goal sent the game to overtime and extended his point streak to five games (4+3).
    • Reinhart now has nine points (7+2) and 22 shots in his last six games against New Jersey, scoring at least one goal in five of those contests.
  • Rasmus Dahlin led the Sabres with 21:39 of ice time and recorded an assist to extend his point streak to four games (0+4).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Devils Blackwood W 3 32
Sabres Ullmark
Hutton
ND
O
0
4
15
25
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Devils Blackwood 5-2-1 .932 2.34
Sabres Ullmark
Hutton
5-4-2
1-4-1
.919
.889
2.44
3.24

 

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