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Post-Game Report: 3/2 vs. ARI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Coyotes
(22-34-7)
1 1 1 3 22
Sabres
(27-26-11)
1 2 3 6 41

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 11-2-1 in their last 14 games against the Coyotes, including a 6-1-1 record since the beginning of the 2013-14 season.
  • Marcus Foligno’s fourth career shorthanded goal was his 11th of the season, marking a new career high.
  • Foligno also scored an empty-net goal, marking his seventh career two-goal game and his first since Feb. 12, 2016.
  • With a goal and two assists tonight, Jack Eichel now has a point in eight straight games (2+9), extending his career-high streak.
    • The Sabres improved to 11-1-0 this season — and 20-4-0 in his career — when Eichel records at least two points.
  • Eichel finished the game tied with Patrick Kane for the league lead with 19 points since the beginning of February.
  • Evander Kane scored his 22nd even-strength goal of the season. Kane finished the game tied for fifth among all NHL players in even-strength goals this season despite not scoring his first until Dec. 3.
  • Kyle Okposo left tonight’s game with an upper-body injury.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Coyotes
Smith L .897 4.08
Sabres Lehner W .864 3.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Coyotes Smith 16-19-6 .913 3.00
Sabres Lehner 18-18-7 .921 2.63

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett

Coyotes forward Teemu Pulkkinen

Coyotes forward Tobias Rieder

Coyotes defenseman Alex Goligoski

Post-Game Report: 12/4 vs. ARI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Coyotes
(13-12-1)
1 0 1 2 20
Sabres
(11-12-3)
0 2 3 5 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With five goals tonight, the Sabres have scored four or more goals in four consecutive games (same season) for the first time since they did it in five straight from Feb. 20 to March 2, 2007.
  • With Buffalo’s second goal, Jamie McGinn extended his point streak to four games (2+3) for the first time since April 5 to 10, 2014.
  • Evander Kane scored Buffalo’s first shorthanded goal since Brian Gionta scored one on March 30, 2015 at Arizona.
    • With two goals tonight, Kane has recorded three straight two-point games for the first time since Jan. 22 to 27, 2013.
    • Kane now has seven points (5+2) in his last five games.
  • With an assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has 13 points (3+10) in his last 13 games.
    • Ristolainen also has a point (2+1) in each of his three career games against the Coyotes.
  • Josh Gorges (one assist tonight) now has a point in three straight home games (1+2) for the second time in his career (last: Feb. 28 to March 12, 2009).
  • With an assist tonight, David Legwand has at least a point in each of his last six games against the Coyotes, totaling 10 points (3+7) in those six games.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s assist gives him five points (1+4) in his last five games.
    • O’Reilly now has eight points (3+5) in his last eight games against the Coyotes, including at least a point in each of the last five.
  • Tonight was Matt Moulson’s 500th NHL game.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Coyotes coach Dave Tippett

Coyotes forward Max Domi

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith

Post-Game Report: 3/26 vs. ARI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Coyotes
(23-44-8)
1 2 0 1 4 42
Sabres
(20-46-8)
1 1 1 0 3 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres scored two power-play goals tonight and have now scored a power-play goal in five of their last six games, going 6-for-21 (28.6%) during that stretch.
  • With his goal tonight, Tyler Ennis has a goal in each of his last three games against the Coyotes. Ennis left the game in the second period with an upper-body injury.
  • Matt Moulson recorded an assist tonight and now has eight points (3+5) in his last eight games.
  • Moulson hasn’t gone two home games without recording a point since Jan. 13 and 15 and now has 11 points (2+9) in his last 13 home games since then.
  • With a goal and an assist, Brian Gionta now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games. It is his most prolific six-game stretch since March 2013.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Cody Hodgson

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber

Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett

Coyotes forward David Moss

Coyotes forward Sam Gagner

Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Post-Game Report: 12/23 vs. PHX

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Coyotes
(19-10-7)
0 1 0 0 1 37
Sabres
(10-24-3)
0 0 1 1 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won three straight home games for the first time since they won five in a row from Feb. 19 to March 12, 2012.
  • The Sabres are now 4-0-1 in their last five home games, getting points in five straight for the first time since they went 3-0-2 from March 2 to March 30, 2013.
  • Ryan Miller has improved to 5-0-0 in five career starts against the Coyotes, with a .966 save percentage and a 0.98 goals against average.
  • Miller is 4-1-0 in his last five starts, with a .958 save percentage and a 1.37 goals against average.
  • The Sabres dressed only 16 skaters tonight. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the team last iced 16 or fewer skaters on Jan. 7, 1981 vs. Quebec (5-1 Sabres win), when they dressed 17 skaters, but only 15 saw the ice.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett

Coyotess forward Keith Yandle

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith