Postgame Report: 4/1 vs. NY Rangers

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Rangers
(17-15-4)
0 1 1 1 3 47
Sabres
(7-23-6)
1 0 1 0 2 32

Game Summary
Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Dustin Tokarski made a career-high 44 saves tonight, his highest total since he turned away 41 shots on March 17, 2015.
    • His 44 saves tonight are the most by a Buffalo goaltender since Linus Ullmark made 44 saves on Dec. 2, 2019 vs. New Jersey.
    • The 47 shots Tokarski faced tonight are also a single-game career high.
  • Per NHL Stats, Tage Thompson’s game-tying goal tonight was tied for the third latest in Sabres franchise history.
    • Thomas Vanek scored with two seconds left in a 5-4 shootout win against Montreal on Feb. 7, 2013 and Phil Housley scored with three seconds left on Jan. 7, 1983, a 5-5 tie with Vancouver.
  • Rasmus Asplund opened the scoring tonight with his third goal of the season, two of which have come against the Rangers.
    • Asplund’s goal marked his third point of the season, tying his total last season in 29 games as a rookie.
  • Buffalo has been perfect on the penalty kill in 19 of its 36 games this season.
    • Tonight was the fourth time this season that the Sabres have killed off at least four penalties in a game.
  • The Sabres have scored the first goal in their last four games, matching their longest such streak of the season (Feb. 20 to Feb. 25).

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Rangers Shesterkin W 2 23
Sabres Tokarski O 3 47
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Rangers Shesterkin 9-8-1 .924 2.29
Sabres Tokarski 0-3-1 .904 3.79

 

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