Postgame Report: 3/11 vs. Pittsburgh

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(16-9-1)
1 2 2 5 27
Sabres
(6-15-4)
1 1 0 2 23

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • 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.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Penguins Jarry W 2 23
Sabres Johansson L 4 26
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins Jarry 11-7-1 .901 3.00
Sabres Johansson 0-4-1 .883 3.91

 

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