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Post-Game Report: 11/2 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(6-2-3)
0 1  1  0 0 2 38
Sabres
(3-9-1)
0 1  1 0 1 3 21

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the victory, the Sabres earned their first home win since April 4 vs. NJD (3-2 SO).
  • The shootout win improved the Sabres to 2-0 this season in the shootout (59-46 all-time); Zemgus Girgensons scored the game-deciding goal in both wins and is now 3-for-6 in his career with three game-deciding goals.
  • The win snapped the Sabres’ franchise-record eight-game losing streak against the Red Wings.
  • The Sabres got their first win against an Atlantic Division opponent in their last 12 tries (last: March 6 at Tampa Bay).
  • With two assists, Tyson Strachan recorded his first career multi-point game.
  • With the win, Michal Neuvirth improved to 2-5-0 with a .925 save percentage in seven games with the Sabres.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen logged a career-high 25:30 of ice time.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Chris Stewart

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg

Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith

Post-Game Report: 4/8 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(38-27-14)
0 1 3 4 37
Sabres
(21-49-9)
0 1 1 2 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Zemgus Girgensons logged his first career two-goal night, scoring his seventh and eighth goals of the season, while leading all Sabres forwards with a TOI of 18:11.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s first goal, Mike Weber has recorded points in consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 28, 2013 at FLA and March 2, 2013 vs. NJD.
  • Cody Hodgson tallied two assists tonight and has now recorded consecutive multi-point games for the second time in his career (last: March 19, 2012 at TBL and March 21, 2012 vs. MTL.
  • Hodgson now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cody Hodgson

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett

Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock

Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard