- Linus Ullmark was a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout to secure the Sabres’ win. Ullmark’s .868 career save percentage ranks first in the NHL all-time among goalies who have appeared in at least 10 shootouts.
- Ullmark is 12-for-13 (.923) in the shootout this season.
- Casey Mittelstadt’s first-period goal extended his point streak to three games (2+1).
- The streak is his longest since he also had points in three straight from Oct. 17 to Oct. 22, 2019, totaling five points (3+2) during that span.
- Mittelstadt also won a career-high 10 faceoffs tonight, going 10-for-19 at the faceoff dot.
- With the primary assist on Victor Olofsson’s goal, Kyle Okposo now has seven points (2+5) in his last seven games played.
- Sam Reinhart has recorded seven points (3+4) in his last seven home games against the Rangers and has totaled six points (2+4) in six games against New York this season.
- Tage Thompson’s deciding goal in the shootout was the second shootout goal of his career (Nov. 24, 2018) and first game-winner.
- With his assist on Mittelstadt’s goal, Taylor Hall now has 14 points (5+9) in 14 career home games against the Rangers.
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