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Post-Game Report: 1/11 vs. Columbus

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blue Jackets
(25-17-3)
0 0 1 1 45
Sabres
(11-24-9)
1 0 2 3 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • In his season debut, Linus Ullmark made a career-high 44 saves in tonight’s win. It was the most saves in a win by a Sabres goaltender since Anders Nilsson stopped 46 of 47 shots on Nov. 19, 2016 vs. Pittsburgh.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Kyle Okposo now has nine points (4+5) in his last eight games.
  • Jack Eichel, who also registered a goal and an assist, now has 17 points (10+7) in his last 11 games and nine points (3+6) in nine career games against Columbus.
  • Eichel finished the game tied for sixth in the NHL in even-strength goals (17) and tied for seventh in even-strength points (33).
  • In his 44th game of the season, Eichel has matched his even-strength point total from last season (61 GP) and surpassed his career-best even-strength goal total from 2015-16 (81 GP).
  • Brendan Guhle’s assist on Okposo’s goal was the first point of his NHL career.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blue Jackets
Bobrovsky L .929 2.05
Sabres Ullmark W .978 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blue Jackets Bobrovsky 21-13-3 .922 2.39
Sabres Ullmark 1-0-0 .978 1.00

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella

Blue Jackets forward Oliver Bjorkstrand

Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois

Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski

Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky

Post-Game Report: 12/19 vs. Boston

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(17-10-5)
0 1 2 3 33
Sabres
(8-19-7)
0 0 0 0 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Bruins Khudobin W 1.000 0.00
Sabres Lehner L .968 1.03

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Bruins Khudobin 8-2-2 .923 2.45
Sabres Lehner 7-14-4 .914 2.76

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy

Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk

Bruins forward David Backes

Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller

Bruins goaltender Anton Khudobin

 

Post-Game Report: 12/12 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(9-13-7)
0 0 2 2 26
Sabres
(8-17-6)
0 3 0 3 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won four straight games against the Senators for the first time since they won six in a row from Dec. 4, 2010 to Nov. 11, 2011.
  • The Sabres now have points in nine straight meetings with the Senators (7-0-2) for the first time in the all-time series.
  • With his goal tonight, Evander Kane extended his point streak to five games (2+3) for the first time since he had points in eight straight games from Feb. 12 to 26, 2013.
  • Benoit Pouliot scored his eighth goal of the season. The Sabres are now 6-0-1 this season when Pouliot scores and 7-0-1 when he records a point.
    • Pouliot leads all Sabres in lasting-lead goals this season, scoring four go-ahead goals that have given the Sabres leads that they never relinquished.
  • Jack Eichel’s assist on Kane’s goal gives him 11 points (4+7) in eight career games against the Senators, including at least a point in each game. Eichel’s goal, assist and point totals against Ottawa tie or top his totals against every other NHL team.
  • Robin Lehner is now 5-0-2 in nine career appearances against his former club with a .955 save percentage and a 1.39 goals-against average.
  • Kyle Okposo’s goal gave him 14 points (5+9) in 16 games against Ottawa since the beginning of the 2012-13 season, including at least a point in each of his last four games against the Senators (3+2).
  • Ryan O’Reilly, who recorded the primary assist on Okposo’s goal, now has 15 points (6+9) in 15 career games against the Senators. In his last six games against Ottawa, O’Reilly has seven points (4+3).
  • With two assists tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has eight assists in his last seven games against the Senators.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators Condon L .880 3.10
Sabres Lehner W .923 2.01

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Condon 2-3-4 .900 3.27
Sabres Lehner 7-12-4 .911 2.87

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Derick Brassard

Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson

Senators goaltender Mike Condon

Post-Game Report: 11/7 vs. Washington

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Capitals
(8-7-1)
0 1 0 1 25
Sabres
(5-8-2)
1 0 2 3 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres held the Capitals to 25 total shots and four shots in the first period, marking the season low for total shots by an opponent and tying the previous single-period low (3x, last: 11/4 at Dallas).
  • With his goal, Benoit Pouliot now has five goals and six points in his last seven games.
    • Pouliot earned his third game-winning goal of the season, tying for fourth-most in the NHL.
    • The Sabres are now 4-0-0 when Pouliot scores and 5-0-0 when he records a point.
  • Pouliot also has totaled five points (4+1) in his last five games against the Capitals.
  • With two goals tonight, Evander Kane is tied for sixth in the NHL with nine goals.
  • Taylor Fedun skated a career-high 20:59 tonight, topping his previous high (18:48, 1/15/16 at Carolina) by more than two minutes.
  • With a 24-save performance tonight, Robin Lehner improved to 2-1-1 in five appearances at home this season with a .956 save percentage and a 1.37 goals-against average.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Capitals
Grubauer L .935 2.02
Sabres Lehner W .960 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Capitals Grubauer 0-4-1 .886 3.70
Sabres Lehner 4-5-1 .902 3.00

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz

Capitals forward Tom Wilson

Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom

Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer

Post-Game Report: 10/24 vs. Detroit

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(4-5-1)
0 0 0 0 32
Sabres
(3-5-2)
0 1 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s win gives the Sabres their first four-game winning streak against the Red Wings since the team won five in a row from Feb. 6, 1981 to Jan. 6, 1982.
  • The Sabres have earned wins in consecutive home games against Detroit for the first time since the team won three straight from Dec. 28, 1988 to Dec. 26, 1989.
  • Tonight’s game was the 47th regular-season Sabres game to end with a 1-0 score line and the first ever to come against the Red Wings.
    • It was Buffalo’s first 1-0 win since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles. The Sabres now have a 27-20 record in 1-0 games.
  • With his fourth shutout as a member of the Sabres (sixth of his career), Robin Lehner tied Gary Bromley and Jhonas Enroth for 11th-most in franchise history.

    • Lehner has now played 91:35 without allowing a goal. If he plays 35:24 without allowing a goal tomorrow night at Columbus, he will match his career-best 126:59, set from March 30 to April 13, 2014.
  • Victor Antipin earned his first NHL point with an assist on Benoit Pouliot’s second-period goal.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard L .969 1.04
Sabres Lehner W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings Howard 3-3-0 .924 2.54
Sabres Lehner 2-3-1 .913 2.73

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard