- With the loss, the Sabres fell to 24-18-4 all-time in season-openers, including a 3-1-2 in season-openers against the Canadiens.
- Buffalo is 17-9-4 all-time when opening the season at home.
- The road team has now won 12 of the last 17 matchups between Buffalo and Montreal.
- With his goal tonight, Matt Moulson now has a point in each of his last three games (2+1) dating back to last season and four goals in his last seven regular-season contests.
- Injury update: Evander Kane has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation and precautionary measures.
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Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma
Sabres forward Matt Moulson
Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian
Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner
Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien
Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty
Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher
Canadiens forward Artturi Lehkonen
Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber
Canadiens goaltender Al Montoya