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Post-Game Report: 1/2 vs. Edmonton

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Oilers
(21-17-5)
2 0 0 0 2 27
Sabres
(18-17-7)
1 0 1 1 3 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have swept the season series with the Oilers for the third time in four seasons. Edmonton won both matchups in the 2018-19 season. The teams haven’t split a series since 2013-14, the first season that they resumed facing off twice a year.
  • Buffalo improved to 6-2-3 against the Pacific Division in 2019-20, including a 3-0-2 mark at home. The Sabres are 12-5-3 in all home games this season.
  • Jack Eichel’s overtime goal was the seventh of his career, breaking a tie with Derek Roy and Thomas Vanek for the most in franchise history.
  • Eichel improved to 1-for-2 in his career in penalty shots. His only other attempt was on Dec. 8, 2017 at Chicago against Corey Crawford. It was Buffalo’s only previous penalty shot in overtime in franchise history.
  • Eichel has totaled 11 points (6+5) in nine career games against Edmonton.
  • With his goal tonight, Sam Reinhart recorded the 100th goal of his NHL career. He now has seven points (2+5) in his last six home games.
  • Curtis Lazar’s goal tonight tied his career high with a three-game point streak (2+1). His only other career three-game streak was from March 26 to 29, 2015 (2+1).
  • Marcus Johansson picked up the only assist on Lazar’s goal and now has a point in each of his last three games (1+3).
  • Victor Olofsson, who was named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for the month of December, recorded an assist on Reinhart’s goal. He now has 15 points (6+9) in his last 15 games dating back to the beginning of December.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Oilers Smith O 3 26
Sabres Ullmark W 2 27
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Oilers Smith 7-9-3 .892 3.11
Sabres Ullmark 12-11-3 .910 2.86

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Curtis Lazar

Oilers head coach Dave Tippett

Oilers forward Connor McDavid

Oilers forward Riley Sheahan

Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

SABRES RECALL LAZAR

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Curtis Lazar from the Rochester Americans (AHL).


Highlights:

  • Joins the Sabres for his fourth recall of the season after playing eight games with the team in separate recalls from Nov. 14 to 25 and Dec. 21 to 23.
  • Scored on his first shot in his Sabres debut on Nov. 14 against the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • His six goals in 18 AHL games this season tie for third-most among all Rochester players. He currently leads the Amerks with .78 points per game in 2019-20.

SABRES RECALL LAZAR

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Curtis Lazar from the Rochester Americans (AHL).


Highlights:

  • Joins the Sabres for his third recall of the season after playing his first six games with the team from Nov. 14 to 25.
  • Scored on his first shot in his Sabres debut on Nov. 14 against the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • Has totaled two goals and three assists in seven AHL games since re-joining Rochester on Dec. 3 and currently leads all Amerks with .78 points per game this season.

Post-Game Report: 11/14 vs. Carolina

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(11-7-1)
2 1 1 1 5 29
Sabres
(9-6-3)
1 1 2 0 4 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s goal, Jeff Skinner has scored in each of his four career games against his former club, totaling five goals and one assist in those contests.
  • Skinner’s plus-4 rating tonight tied a career high (previously: 3/30/11 vs. MTL and 10/20/18 at LAK).
  • Curtis Lazar, who made his Sabres debut tonight, scored on his first shot as a Sabre in the second period.
  • Lazar became the 56th player ever to score in his Sabres debut and the first since Kyle Okposo did so on Oct. 16, 2016 at Edmonton.
    • Jack Eichel and Zemgus Girgensons are the only other current Sabres who have scored in their debuts.
  • Evan Rodrigues, who assisted on Skinner’s goal, now has three points (1+2) and a plus-3 rating in four games against the Hurricanes since the beginning of last season.
  • Rasmus Dahlin appeared in his 100th NHL game tonight. His 56 career points (10+46) trail only Phil Housley (30+64) for the most by a Sabres defenseman through his first 100 games.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Hurricanes
Mrazek W 4 33
Sabres Hutton OTL 5 29
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Hurricanes Mrazek 9-3-1 .904 2.62
Sabres Hutton 6-3-2 .913 2.62

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Curtis Lazar

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju

Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour

Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov

Hurricanes forward Teuvo Teravainen

Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton

NOVEMBER 13 ROSTER NEWS


The Sabres have recalled forward Curtis Lazar from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Defensemen Zach Bogosian and Marco Scandella will return to practice today at KeyBank Center.



  • Joins the Sabres for his second recall of the season (previously: Oct. 13).
  • Has recorded nine points (4G, 5A) in his last nine games with the Americans, including a career-best five points (2G, 3A) on Oct. 26 at Syracuse and goals in each of the team’s last two games.
  • Posted AHL career highs in goals (20), assists (21) and points (41) in 57 games with the Stockton Heat in 2018-19, earning a spot at the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic.