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SABRES ACQUIRE DRAFT PICK FROM MONTREAL FOR FLYNN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 2, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has acquired a fifth-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Brian Flynn.

Flynn recorded 41 points (17+24) in 159 games with the Sabres after signing with the team as a free agent on March 29, 2012.

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: 1/23 vs. CAR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Hurricanes
(22-19-9)
1 1 3 5 33
Sabres
(13-29-7)
1 1 1 3 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Phil Varone made his NHL debut and picked up his first NHL point with an assist on the Sabres’ second goal.
  • Tyler Ennis scored a goal, extending his point streak to a career-best six games (3+4).
  • With his goal, Cody Hodgson has now tallied points (3+3) in five of six games since returning from an upper-body injury that sidelined him for eight games.
  • With one assist tonight, Steve Ott has now recorded seven points (1+6) in his last eight games.
  • Drew Stafford picked up an assist, increasing his total to five points (3+2) in the last three games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Phil Varone

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Flynn

Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller

Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner

Hurricanes defenseman Andrej Sekera

Hurricanes goaltender Anton Khudobin

Post-Game Report: 1/9 vs. FLA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Panthers
(17-21-6)
0 0 1 0 1 2 35
Sabres
(12-26-5)
0 1 0 0 0 1 24

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Jhonas Enroth falls to 1-0-1 against the Panthers in his career (both games this season), with a .975 save percentage and a 0.96 goals against average.
  • With his assist, Steve Ott has now recorded eight points (2+6) in his last eight games against the Panthers.
  • The Sabres are now 6-0-2 in their last eight home games, gaining points in eight straight for the first time since they went 7-0-2 at home from Feb. 17 to March 24, 2012.
  • Tonight was Marcus Foligno’s 100th NHL game.
  • The loss drops the Sabres to 5-2 in the shootout this season and 55-43 all-time.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Brian Flynn

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Panthers head coach Peter Horacheck

Panthers forward Brad Boyes

Panthers defenseman Brian Campbell

Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas

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