Postgame Report: 10/14 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
0 1 1 1 31
2 2 0 5 36

Game Summary
Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s 5-1 win matched Buffalo’s largest margin of victory in a season-opening game in franchise history. The Sabres previously notched four-goal wins in three other season openers, most recently on Oct. 10, 2002 vs. NYI.
  • With his two first-period assists, Colin Miller has recorded his first multi-point game since Jan. 24 at WSH. Dating back to last season, Miller now has five assists in his last five games played.
    • Miller also now has five assists in his last five games played against the Canadiens.
  • Zemgus Girgensons scored a goal and added an assist for his first multi-point game since Feb. 23, 2020.
  • Vinnie Hinostroza recorded an assist on Buffalo’s fourth goal to notch his first point as a Sabre.
  • Buffalo went 3-for-6 on the power play tonight with power-play tallies from Kyle Okposo, Victor Olofsson and Tage Thompson. The last time the Sabres scored at least three power-play goals in the same game was Jan. 24, 2021 at WSH.
    • Since making his NHL debut on March 28, 2019, Olofsson is tied for ninth in the league with 21 tallies on the power play.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Montembeault L 5 36
Sabres Anderson W 1 31
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Montembeault 0-1-0 .861 5.00
Sabres Anderson 1-0-0 .968 1.00


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