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Post-Game Report: 11/16 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(8-11-1)
0 1 1 2 23
Sabres
(10-6-3)
0 2 2 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With a career-high four goals tonight, Jack Eichel became the Sabres’ first four-goal scorer since Thomas Vanek (April 10, 2010 at Ottawa).
    • Tonight was the 13th time a Sabre has scored at least four goals in a game.
    • Eichel is the seventh different player to score four in a game for the team, joining Rick Martin (4x), Dave Andreychuk (3x), Alexander Mogilny (2x), Lindy Ruff, Miroslav Satan and Thomas Vanek.
  • Eichel’s third goal marked his second career hat trick (last: 12/15/17 vs. Carolina) and the first hat trick by a Sabres player since Sam Reinhart’s on Feb. 23, 2019 vs. Washington.
  • Eichel recorded his seventh career multi-point game against Ottawa, including four in his last five games against the Senators.
    • He now has seven multi-point games this season, tying for 11th-most in the league at the conclusion of tonight’s game. His three multi-goal games tie for fifth-most in the NHL this season.
  • Eichel now has 23 points (9+14) in 15 career games against Ottawa. His 23points and 1.53 points per game against the Senators represent his best outputs against any NHL opponent.
  • Sam Reinhart assisted on Eichel’s first two goals and now has nine points (4+5) in his last eight games.
  • Reinhart has now recorded 16 points (6+10) in his last 15 games against the Senators, including 10 points (3+7) in eight home games.
  • Victor Olofsson recorded the primary assist on Eichel’s second goal to extend his point streak to four games (1+3). The streak matches his career high, which was set in the first four games of this season.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Senators
Anderson L 3 31
Sabres Ullmark W 2 23
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Anderson 3-7-0 .894 3.31
Sabres Ullmark 4-3-1 .915 2.98

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Rasmus Asplund

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Senators head coach D.J. Smith

Senators forward Tyler Ennis

Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki

Senators goaltender Craig Anderson

Post-Game Report: 4/4 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(28-41-11)
2 1 1 4 32
Sabres
(25-43-12)
1 1 0 2 34

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his goal, Ryan O’Reilly has extended his point streak to four games, totaling six points (3+3) during that span.
  • Scott Wilson’s assist on O’Reilly’s goal gives him three points (2+1) in his last three games against Ottawa.
  • Sam Reinhart’s assist tonight extended his point streak to four games (4+2) and gives him 36 points (17+19) in his last 36 games dating back to Jan. 18.
  • With his goal tonight, Kyle Okposo now has seven points (4+3) in his last seven games against the Senators.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators
Anderson W .941 2.00
Sabres Johnson L .903 3.07

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Anderson 23-24-6 .899 3.31
Sabres Johnson 10-15-3 .895 3.40

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Mark Borowiecki

Senators forward Ryan Dzingel

Senators forward Filip Chlapik

Senators goaltender Craig Anderson

Post-Game Report: 3/18 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(33-31-8)
1 0 0 1 33
Sabres
(29-33-10)
2 1 0 3 34

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have two wins against the Senators in a season for the first time since 2011-12.
  • Sam Reinhart’s goal was his 20th of the year. He and Jack Eichel are now the third pair of Sabres rookies ever to record 20 goals in the same season, joining Danny Gare (31) and Peter McNab (22) in 1974-75 and Gilbert Perreault (38) and Steve Atkinson (20) in 1970-71.
  • Eichel (49) and Reinhart (35) are also the first pair of Sabres rookies to each hit the 35-point mark since three Sabres rookies did so in 1987-88: Ray Sheppard (65), Pierre Turgeon (42) and Calle Johansson (42)
  • Zach Bogosian (goal tonight) now has 11 points (5+6) in his last 12 games.
  • With his assist tonight, Ryan O’Reilly now has 11 assists in his last 11 games played.
  • Evander Kane (assist tonight) now has eight points (2+6) in his last eight games.
  • Chad Johnson has now won five straight starts for the first time since he won six straight from March 9 to 29, 2014 as a member of the Boston Bruins.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forwards Sam Reinhart and Nic Deslauriers

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Senators head coach Dave Cameron

Senators forward Scott Gomez

Senators forward Alex Chiasson

Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson

Senators goaltender Craig Anderson

Post-Game Report: 10/8 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(1-0-0)
1 1 1  – 3 22
Sabres
(0-1-0)
0 1 0  – 1 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Nine players made their Sabres debuts tonight: Carlo Colaiacovo, Jack Eichel, Cody Franson, Chad Johnson, Evander Kane, David Legwand, Robin Lehner, Jamie McGinn, Ryan O’Reilly
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this the most players the Sabres have ever had make their debuts in a season-opener and the most since seven did so in 1986-87 (Christian Ruuttu, Clark Gillies, Jim Korn, Ken Priestlay, Scott Arniel, Shawn Anderson, Wilf Paiement).
    • Eichel became the ninth 18-year-old ever to dress for the Sabres and the sixth to do so in a season-opener. The Sabres have no had an 18-year-old in the opening day lineup in four straight seasons (2014-15: Sam Reinhart; 2013-14: Rasmus Ristolainen; 2012-13: Mikhail Grigorenko).
  • With his goal, Eichel became the third-youngest player in Sabres history to score in his debut and the second-youngest player ever to score in a Sabres season-opener.
  • The Sabres have now had a newly acquired player score in four of the last five season-openers (2013-14: Zemgus Girgensons, 2012-13: Steve Ott, 2011-12: Ville Leino).
  • Starting goaltender Robin Lehner left tonight’s game with a lower-body injury.
  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 24-17-4 in season-openers and 10-7-1 all-time in the team’s first game with a new head coach.
  • An explanation of the coach’s challenge that overturned the Sabres’ second goal can be found here: http://www.nhl.com/ice/blogpost.htm?id=41758
  • Tonight’s Attendance: 19,070

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Senators head coach Dave Cameron

Senators forward Kyle Turris

Senators forward Curtis Lazar

Senators goaltender Craig Anderson

Post-Game Report: 10/4 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Senators
(1-0-0)
0 0 1 1 46
Sabres (0-2-0) 0 0 0 0 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Ryan Miller’s 45 saves tonight tied for second-most in his career and were the most he’s made since he stopped 48 of 50 shots on Jan. 8, 2010 in a 3-2 win vs. Toronto.
  • Thomas Vanek’s nine shots tonight tied his career high, set four times before (last: 1/20/13 vs. PHI).
  • The teams combined for 39 shots in the first period, two shy of the franchise record (41, 2/2/75 vs. Kansas City). According to Elias Sports Bureau, the 39 shots were the most by any two NHL teams in a scoreless period during the expansion era (1967-present).
  • Prior to tonight’s loss, the Sabres had gotten points in seven home games against the Senators, going 4-0-3 in that span. Their last regulation home loss to the Senators was on Oct. 22, 2010.

Player Audio

Thomas Vanek

Mikhail Grigorenko

Mike Weber

Erik Karlsson

Jason Spezza

Clarke MacArthur

Craig Anderson