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Post-Game Report: 10/4 vs. Boston

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(1-1-0)
2 1 1 4 26
Sabres
(0-1-0)
0 0 0 0 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 24-19-5 all-time in season-openers and 17-10-5 when opening at home.
  • Jack Eichel made his debut as the Sabres’ captain. At 21 years of age, Eichel became the youngest captain in Sabres history, passing Jim Schoenfeld, who served as the team’s captain as a 23-year-old in the 1975-76 season.
  • Rasmus Dahlin (18 years, 175 days) became the second-youngest player ever to appear in a game with the Sabres, behind only fellow No. 1 pick Pierre Turgeon (18 years, 41 days on Oct. 8, 1987 vs. Minnesota).
  • Seven players made their Sabres regular-season debuts tonight: Patrik Berglund, Rasmus Dahlin, Carter Hutton, Conor Sheary, Jeff Skinner, Vladimir Sobotka and Tage Thompson
    • It marked the second-most new players the Sabres have ever dressed in a season-opener, trailing only the nine players who made their Sabres debuts on Oct. 10, 2015 vs. Tampa Bay (Carlo Colaiacovo, Jack Eichel, Cody Franson, Chad Johnson, Evander Kane, David Legwand, Robin Lehner, Jamie McGinn and Ryan O’Reilly).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Bruins Halak W 1.000 0.00
Sabres Hutton L .880 3.26

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Bruins Halak 1-0-0 .960 1.30
Sabres Hutton 0-1-0 .880 3.26

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy

Bruins forward Anders Bjork

Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara

Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak

Post-Game Report: 2/4 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(27-18-6)
0 1 1 0 1 3 33
Sabres
(21-26-5)
1 1 0 0 0 2 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the shootout loss, the Sabres fell to 4-4-1 in the second game of back-to-back sets this season.
  • The Sabres are now 10-6-5 in the home portion of home-and-home sets against the Bruins all-time.
    • Buffalo is now 4-0-2 in the last six home portions of home-and-home series against Boston dating back to March 11, 2004.
    • The Sabres’ last regulation loss in the home portion of a home-and-home set against the Bruins came on April 4, 1993.
  • Evander Kane led all skaters with a career-high 11 shots on goal tonight, topping his previous high (10 shots – 3x, last: 11/18/13 vs. CGY).
  • Chad Johnson fell to 2-1-1 in four career games against the Bruins with a .933 save percentage and a 2.22 goals-against average.

Post-Game Audio

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Bruins forward Ryan Spooner

Bruins defenseman Torey Krug

Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara

Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask

Post-Game Report: 10/30 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(6-6-0)
0 1  1 1  3 37
Sabres
(2-8-1)
0 2 0 0  2 15

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres scored two goals on three shots in the second period. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the last time the Sabres scored at least two goals on three or fewer shots in a period was Nov. 17, 2005 vs. WSH (2 goals on 3 shots in the third period).
  • With two points (1+1) tonight, Tyler Ennis recorded his first multi-point game since April 1 vs. NJD (2+0). Ennis finished last season with seven multi-point games.
  • With his two points (1+1) tonight, Drew Stafford leads all Sabres with 27 points (13+14) in 43 career games against the Bruins.
  • Tyler Myers led all skaters on either team with 29:09 of ice time, the third-highest total of his career.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Bruins defenseman David Warsofsky

Bruins defenseman Joe Morrow

 

Post-Game Report: 2/26 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(37-16-5)
1 2 1 0 4 33
Sabres
(17-34-8)
1 2 1 1 5 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres have defeated the Bruins in two straight matchups at home for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
  • Jhonas Enroth made 29 saves, earning his first win since Oct. 25 at FLA and his first career win against the Bruins (1-4-2).
  • Brian Flynn (1+1) recorded the second multi-point game of his career. The first was the Bruins’ last visit to First Niagara Center on Dec. 19, when he scored a shorthanded goal and notched an assist.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Zemgus Girgensons recorded his third career multi-point game. The last came on Jan. 30 at PHX (1+1).
  • Jamie McBain (0+2) had his 11th career multi-point game (first since 10/8 vs. TBL).
  • With his goal, Matt Moulson has extended his point streak to four games (1+4).
  • Steve Ott led all Sabres skaters with four hits and, a 60% faceoff percentage and 21:51 of ice time.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres forward Brian Flynn

Sabres forward Matt D’Agostini

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Bruins defenseman Torey Krug

Bruins goaltender Chad Johnson

Post-Game Report: 12/19 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Bruins
(23-10-2)
0 2 0 2 36
Sabres
(9-23-3)
1 1 2 4 23

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have improved to 10-6-4 all-time in the home portion of a home-and-home series with the Bruins and 8-5-7  in the first game.
  • The Sabres have now scored four goals in consecutive games for the first time since April 2 (4-1  at Pittsburgh) and April 5 (4-2 vs. Ottawa).
  • With the win, Ryan Miller improved to 26-9-7 all-time against the Bruins with a .919 save percentage and a 2.56 goals against average.
  • Brian Flynn, who recorded his first career multi-point game, scored his second career shorthanded goal (the team’s first since his other one on April 12 vs. Montreal).
  • Cody Hodgson suffered an upper-body injury in the second period and did not return to the game.
  • The Sabres acquired forward Linus Omark from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional sixth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres forward Brian Flynn

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward Brad Marchand

Bruins defenseman David Warsofsky

Bruins forward Matt Fraser

Bruins goaltender Chad Johnson