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Post-Game Report: 10/5 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(1-0-0)
1 0 1 0 1 3 40
Sabres
(0-0-1)
1 1 0 0 0 2 45

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Buffalo had a franchise-record 10 players in the opening night lineup who weren’t on the team’s roster during the previous season.
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it’s the most new players an NHL team has had in its lineup since the 2011-12 Florida Panthers (11).
  • With two goals tonight, Jason Pominville now has nine points (7+2) in his last nine games against the Canadiens.
    • Pominville’s first goal gave him 457 career points as a member of the Sabres, breaking a tie with Miroslav Satan for 11th-most points in franchise history. He now trails Thomas Vanek by 39 points for 10th on the franchise list.
  • With Pominville’s goals, the Sabres have now had a newly-acquired player score in five of their last seven season-opening games.
  • Evander Kane’s assist onĀ Pominville’s second goal gave him eight points (2+6) in his last eight games against Montreal.
  • Kane finished the night with 11 shots on goal, tying his career high (3x) and logging the most shots by a Sabre since his last 11-shot game on March 5, 2017 at Pittsburgh.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canadiens
Price W .956 1.85
Sabres Lehner O .950 1.85

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Price 1-0-0 .956 1.85
Sabres Lehner 0-0-1 .950 1.85

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin

Canadiens defenseman Victor Mete

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price

Post-Game Report: 4/5 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(46-25-9)
0 0 1 1 32
Sabres
(33-35-12)
1 1 0 2 30

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 26-15-6 all-time in the final home game of the season.
  • Jack Eichel’s first-period assist gave him career-high totals in assists (33) and points (57) in 22 fewer games than he played in 2015-16.
  • With his assist on Tyler Ennis’ goal, Evander Kane now has seven points (2+5) in his last seven games against the Canadiens.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s assist tonight gives him eight points (1+7) in eight games against Montreal since joining the Sabres.
  • Injury Update: Marcus Foligno left tonight’s game with a knee injury.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canadiens
Price L .933 2.04
Sabres Lehner W .969 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Price 37-19-5 .924 2.20
Sabres Lehner 23-25-8 .920 2.67

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher

Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec

Canadiens defenseman Nathan Beaulieu

Post-Game Report: 12/29 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(19-15-4)
0 2 2 4 38
Sabres
(13-14-8)
2 0 0 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres failed to record a point in the home portion of a home-and-home series against the Bruins for the first time since April 4, 1993 after going 4-0-2 in the last six.
  • With his goal, Kyle Okposo now has six points (2+4) in his last five home games and 23 points (5+18) in 26 career games against the Bruins.
  • With his assist on Okposo’s goal, Sam Reinhart has extended his point streak to a career-best five games (2+4).
  • Matt Moulson assisted on both of Buffalo’s goals tonight and now has six points (1+5) in his last six games at KeyBank Center.
  • Injury Update: William Carrier (hand) left tonight’s game during the second period and did not return.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Bruins Rask W .939 2.01
Sabres Lehner L .919 3.03

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Bruins Rask 18-7-3 .927 1.96
Sabres Lehner 8-11-5 .922 2.49

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward David Krejci

Bruins forward Ryan Spooner

Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid

Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask

Post-Game Report: 12/3 vs. BOS

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(14-10-1)
1 0 1 2 33
Sabres
(9-10-5)
0 0 1 1 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s loss dropped the Sabres to 3-1-1 in their last four games at home and 4-2-1 in their last seven games.
  • The Sabres outshot their opponent for the fifth time in the team’s last six games, but fell to 2-6-2 on the season when outshooting opponents.
  • Brendan Guhle logged 16:20 of ice time and a plus-1 rating in his first NHL game today. He led all Sabres with seven shot attempts and tied for the team lead with four shots on goal.
  • Evander Kane’s goal gives him a three-game point streak (1+2).
  • With an assist on Kane’s goal, Sam Reinhart now has points in four straight games played (2+3) for the second time in his career.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Bruins Rask W .972 1.00
Sabres Lehner L .939 2.04

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Bruins Rask 13-4-1 .941 1.60
Sabres Lehner 5-8-3 .922 2.38

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres defenseman Cody Franson

Sabres defenseman Brendan Guhle (continued)

Bruins head coach Claude Julien

Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron

Bruins forward David Krejci

Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo

Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask

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