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Post-Game Report: 4/13 vs. NYI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(34-37-11)
0 1 2 0 1 4 39
Sabres
(21-51-10)
1 1 1 0 0 3 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 22-14-7 all-time in season finales and 57-46 all-time in shootouts (7-5 this season).
  • According to Elias Sports Bureau, Connor Knapp became the first goaltender to record a point in his first NHL start since Chad Johnson tallied an assist in his debut for the New York Rangers on Jan. 7, 2010 at Atlanta.
  • According to ExtraSkater.com, every Sabres skater had a positive on-ice shot differential in 5-on-5 situations tonight.  Six players saw the team take at least 70 percent of the shots with them on the ice: Torrey Mitchell (11 for/3 against), Zemgus Girgensons (13/4), Cody Hodgson (11/4), Mike Weber (10/4), Jake McCabe (10/4), Mark Pysyk (12/5)
  • The Sabres dressed only nine players in both the first and last games of the season (EnnisGirgensons, Hodgson, Leino, Pysyk, Ristolainen, Stafford, Tallinder, Weber), finishing the season with 305 man games lost to injury.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Connor Knapp

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano

Islanders forward Anders Lee

Islanders forward Frans Nielsen

SABRES RECALL CONNOR KNAPP

Andrey Makarov assigned to Rochester

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 11, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Connor Knapp from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team also announced it has assigned goaltender Andrey Makarov to Rochester.

Knapp (5/1/90, 6’5″, 206 lbs) joins the Sabres for the first time since being acquired by the club in the sixth round (164th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He was recalled by Rochester from the ECHL on March 17.

While playing in the ECHL this season, Knapp has played in 29 games, posting a record of 11-12-3-2 with a 2.53 goals-against average, a .920 save percentage and one shutout.

Last season, the York, New York native appeared in 12 games with Greenville (ECHL), posting a record of 5-7-0 with a 3.05 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage. He appeared in seven AHL games with the Amerks during the 2012-13 campaign and recorded a 3.34 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage.