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Post-Game Report: 2/9 vs. Detroit

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(21-27-7)
0 1 0 1 29
Sabres
(27-20-7)
0 3 0 3 21

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s win improved the Sabres to 5-1-0 in afternoon games this season. Their next one is at 3 p.m. tomorrow vs. Winnipeg.
  • After making 28 saves on 29 shots in today’s win, Linus Ullmark is 21-18-6 with a .914 save percentage through 50 career appearances.
    • Ullmark’s .914 mark through 50 games is the best by any goaltender who played his first 50 games with the Sabres.
  • With his goal today, Conor Sheary now has a point in six of his last seven home games (1+5) and eight of his last 10 games overall (2+6).
  • Casey Mittelstadt’s goal today has extended his point streak to a career-high four games (1+3).
  • With his assist on Kyle Okposo’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen now has nine assists in his last nine games.
  • Evan Rodrigues also assisted on Buffalo’s third goal, extending his point streak to three games (2+1). He now has 10 points (6+4) in his last 12 games.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard L .857 3.13
Sabres Ullmark W .966 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard 15-15-5 .913 2.78
Sabres Ullmark 12-5-4 .911 2.97

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt

Sabres forward Tage Thompson

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin

Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen

Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. NYI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(21-12-5)
0 1 1 2 33
Sabres
(15-19-4)
0 0 1 1 43

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 6-12-1 when outshooting opponents and to 2-4-0 in the second game of a back-to-back set.
  • Buffalo is now 13-12-5 all-time on New Year’s Eve, including a 12-10-3 record at home and a 1-3-1 record in home games against the Islanders (1982, 1989, 1995, 2002, 2015).
  • With his goal tonight, Ryan O’Reilly has 17 points (8+9) in his last 17 games.
    • O’Reilly led all Sabres in points in 2015 with 67 points (25+42) in 83 games, topping his previous single-year high of 58 in 78 games (2014).
  • Jack Eichel’s assist tonight gave him nine points (2+7) in his last six games.
  • With his 17th assist and 25th point of the season, Rasmus Ristolainen finished the game ranked in the top 10 among NHL defensemen in goals, assists and points.
  • In two games against the Islanders this season, Linus Ullmark is 1-1-0 with a .952 save percentage and a 1.52 goals-against average.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano

Islanders forward Frans Nielsen

Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss

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