- Anders Nilsson made 39 saves in the win tonight, improving his record at home this season to 5-1-1 with a .947 save percentage and a 1.84 goals-against average.
- Nilsson, who improved to 7-3-4 on the season with the win, now ranks fifth in the NHL with a .930 save percentage.
- With three points tonight (1+2), Sam Reinhart tied the career-best mark he set a year ago today with a hat trick at Winnipeg on Jan. 10, 2016.
- Reinhart now has 12 points (3+9) in his last 10 games, including points in four straight home games (1+5).
- Ryan O’Reilly tallied two assist tonight and now has two points in each of his last three games since returning from injury.
- O’Reilly has eight points (2+6) in his last seven home games and seven points (1+6) in his last six games overall.
- Evander Kane’s goal gives him sole possession of the team lead with nine even-strength goals in 29 games this season.
- With an empty net goal tonight, Marcus Foligno now has a point in four straight home games (3+1).
|Updated Season Stats|
Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward William Carrier
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres forward Sam Reinhart
Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson
Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol
Flyers forward Claude Giroux
Flyers forward Brayden Schenn
Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere
Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald
Flyers goaltender Steve Mason