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Post-Game Report: 2/16 vs. COL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Avalanche
(15-38-2)
0 0 0 0 23
Sabres
(25-23-10)
0 1 1 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Evander Kane’s goal tonight gives him 12 points (7+5) in his last  12 games.
  • Kane, who leads all NHL players in even-strength goals since Dec. 1, finished the game tied for 11th in the league with 18 even-strength goals on the season.
  • Robin Lehner earned his second shutout of the season and the fifth of his career. His 23 saves were the fewest needed by a Sabres goaltender in a shutout since Ryan Miller stopped all 22 Florida Panthers shots on Oct. 20, 2011 in Florida.
    • Lehner finished tonight’s game ranked sixth in the NHL with a .926 save percentage this season.
  • With his power-play goal, Sam Reinhart now has six points (2+4) in his last six games.
  • Ryan O’Reilly, who recorded an assist on Reinhart’s goal, has tallied at least a point in all three of his career games against the Avalanche (0+4).
  • With his assist on Reinhart’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen has points in a career-best five straight home games (1+4).
  • Injury update: Derek Grant left tonight’s game with a shoulder injury.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Avalanche
Pickard L .938 2.06
Sabres Lehner W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Avalanche Pickard 9-18-1 .905 2.98
Sabres Lehner 16-16-6 .926 2.49

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar

Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog

Avalanche goaltender Calvin Pickard

Post-Game Report: 12/20 vs. COL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Avalanche
(11-13-8)
2 0 3 5 23
Sabres
(13-18-2)
0 0  1 1 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres fell to Colorado for the eighth straight time and are now 0-4-4 against the Avalanche since their win on Dec. 4, 2005 in Colorado.
  • With the loss, the Sabres are now 2-6-0 in the first game of back-to-back sets and 3-1-0 when out-shooting their opponent this season.
  • Johan Larsson, who was recalled from Rochester (AHL) before tonight’s game, scored his first NHL goal tonight. Tyler Ennis appeared in his 300th NHL game.
  • With his assist, Chris Stewart now has five points (3+2) in his last five games against the Avalanche. Fellow former Colorado player Andre Benoit recorded the other assist on the Sabres’ lone goal.
  • Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen led all skaters on both teams with a career-high 27:01 of ice time.

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy

Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay

Avalanche forward Cody McLeod

Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson

Avalanche goaltender Calvin Pickard