Postgame Report: 4/18 vs. Pittsburgh

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(28-14-3)
0 0 2 2 36
Sabres
(12-26-7)
1 1 2 4 29

Game Summary
Event Summary

Top Notes

  • His primary assist on Arttu Ruotsalainen’s goal gives Dylan Cozens five assists in his last five games.
  • Today was Sam Reinhart’s fourth multi-goal game of the season. Despite the shortened schedule, Reinhart is on pace to reach the 20-goal mark for the fourth consecutive season.
    • Reinhart leads the team and is tied for 20th in the NHL with 17 goals this season.
  • Both Rasmus Dahlin and Victor Olofsson recorded multi-point games (0+2).
    • Dahlin now has eight points (2+6) in his last nine games dating back to April 3. His six even-strength points in that span tie him for the league league among defensemen.
    • Dahlin tied his career high with eight shots on goal today (Last: Dec. 11, 2018 vs. LAK).
  • Casey Mittelstadt won a career-high 15 faceoffs, going 15-for-21 (71.4 percent) on draws today.
    • The last Sabres player to take 20 or more faceoffs and win 70 percent or more of his draws in a game was Jack Eichel, who went 14-for-20 (70 percent) at Washington on Dec. 21, 2018.
  • In his six games played during the month of April, Dustin Tokarski has a .926 save percentage and a 2.68 goals-against average. Tokarski ranks fourth in the NHL with 201 saves since April 1.
  • The last 11 meetings between the Sabres and Penguins have been won by the team who scored first.
  • The Sabres were 2-for-2 on the penalty kill today, marking the 23rd game this season that the team has been perfect while shorthanded.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen recorded eight hits today to tie his season high.
  • Mattias Samuelsson made his NHL debut today, skating 14:12 and recorded one shot on goal.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Penguins DeSmith L 3 28
Sabres Tokarski W 2 36
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins DeSmith 10-6-0 .911 2.44
Sabres Tokarski 2-5-2 .914 3.15

 

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