- Riley Sheahan earned the 100th assist of his NHL career with the primary helper on Victor Olofsson’s second-period goal.
- With the secondary assist on Olofsson’s goal, Eric Staal now has 10 points (4G, 6A) in his last 10 games against the Penguins.
- Staal (1,031) now sits one point shy of tying Alexander Mogilny for 79th on the NHL’s all-time career points list.
- Casey Mittelstadt won all eight draws he took tonight, tying his career high (Last: Nov. 1, 2019 at WSH, 8-for-12). Buffalo went 33-for-55 (60.0%) at the faceoff dot tonight.
- The last time a Sabres player was perfect on draws in a game in which he took eight or more faceoffs was Drew Stafford, who went 8-for-8 against the New York Islanders on March 15, 2014.
- Tage Thompson’s first-period goal marked his first of the season and first since Jan. 29, 2019.
- With an assist on Thompson’s goal, Kyle Okposo now has assists in consecutive games.
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