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Post-Game Report: 11/3 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(5-6-2)
0 1 1 2 29
Sabres
(7-5-2)
3 4 2 9 41

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres scored nine goals in a game for the first time since Jan 27, 2009 at Edmonton (10-2 win).
    • The last time Buffalo scored nine goals in a home game was Jan. 18, 2008 vs. Atlanta (10-1 win).
  • Jason Pominville’s three-point game (2+1) today has extended his point streak to seven games, which is tied for the eighth-longest active streak in the NHL. During his streak, Pominville has 13 points (7+6).
    • The streak is Pominville’s longest streak since he posted points in seven straight from March 9 to 20, 2014.
    • Since the streak began on Oct. 20, Pominville is tied with linemate Jeff Skinner (8+5) for the NHL lead in points. Eichel (1+11) ranks third in the league during that span.
  • In his 10 games since Oct. 13, Skinner is tied for second in the NHL in goals (9) and points (16). This marks the best 10-game stretch of his career.
  • Skinner’s nine goals so far this season tie him with Miroslav Satan in 1997-98 for the fourth-most goals in a Sabres player’s first 14 games with the team.
    • The three players who have scored more goals through their first 14 career games with the franchise: Rick Vaive in 1988-89 (12), Richard Martin in 1971-72 (10) and Wilf Paiement in 1986-87 (10)
  • Conor Sheary (0+2) recorded his 100th career point with his second assist of the game.
  • With his two assists today, Sam Reinhart has five points (1+4) in his last four games against the Senators.
  • Linus Ullmark made 27 saves to improve to 3-0-1 on the season with a .934 save percentage and a 2.00 goals-against average.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators Anderson
McKenna
L
ND
.700
.806
12.49
7.90
Sabres Ullmark W .931 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Anderson
McKenna
5-4-2
0-0-0
.909
.806
3.54
7.90
Sabres Ullmark 3-0-1 .934 2.00

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Mark Stone

Senators forward Magnus Paajarvi

Senators defenseman Cody Ceci

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: 12/12 vs. Ottawa

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(9-13-7)
0 0 2 2 26
Sabres
(8-17-6)
0 3 0 3 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won four straight games against the Senators for the first time since they won six in a row from Dec. 4, 2010 to Nov. 11, 2011.
  • The Sabres now have points in nine straight meetings with the Senators (7-0-2) for the first time in the all-time series.
  • With his goal tonight, Evander Kane extended his point streak to five games (2+3) for the first time since he had points in eight straight games from Feb. 12 to 26, 2013.
  • Benoit Pouliot scored his eighth goal of the season. The Sabres are now 6-0-1 this season when Pouliot scores and 7-0-1 when he records a point.
    • Pouliot leads all Sabres in lasting-lead goals this season, scoring four go-ahead goals that have given the Sabres leads that they never relinquished.
  • Jack Eichel’s assist on Kane’s goal gives him 11 points (4+7) in eight career games against the Senators, including at least a point in each game. Eichel’s goal, assist and point totals against Ottawa tie or top his totals against every other NHL team.
  • Robin Lehner is now 5-0-2 in nine career appearances against his former club with a .955 save percentage and a 1.39 goals-against average.
  • Kyle Okposo’s goal gave him 14 points (5+9) in 16 games against Ottawa since the beginning of the 2012-13 season, including at least a point in each of his last four games against the Senators (3+2).
  • Ryan O’Reilly, who recorded the primary assist on Okposo’s goal, now has 15 points (6+9) in 15 career games against the Senators. In his last six games against Ottawa, O’Reilly has seven points (4+3).
  • With two assists tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has eight assists in his last seven games against the Senators.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators Condon L .880 3.10
Sabres Lehner W .923 2.01

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Condon 2-3-4 .900 3.27
Sabres Lehner 7-12-4 .911 2.87

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Derick Brassard

Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson

Senators goaltender Mike Condon

Post-Game Report: 2/4 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(27-17-6)
0 0 0 0 37
Sabres
(21-20-10)
1 1 2 4 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have improved to 5-0-1 in their last six home games, marking the team’s first six-game home point streak since they won six in a row from Nov. 28 to Dec. 15, 2014.
  • The Sabres now have points in seven straight meetings with the Senators (5-0-2) for the first time since Buffalo went 6-0-1 against Ottawa from Dec. 4, 2010 to Dec. 13, 2011.
  • Robin Lehner stopped all 37 Ottawa shots to earn his fourth career shutout (last: Feb. 19, 2016 at Columbus).
    • Lehner is now 3-0-2 in seven career appearances against his former club, with a .961 save percentage and a 1.18 goals-against average.
  • With his goal tonight, Kyle Okposo now has four points (3+1) in four games against Ottawa this season and 12 points (4+8) in 14 games against them since the beginning of the 2012-13 season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly (goal tonight) now has 13 points (3+10) in 14 games since returning from injury and 12 points (4+8) in his last 11 home games.
    • O’Reilly also has 13 points (5+8) in 13 career games against the Senators, including four (3+1) in three games this season.
  • With his goal, Sam Reinhart now has six points (4+2) in his last five games against the Senators and 10 points (4+6) in his last 10 home games.
  • Jack Eichel (two assists) now has five multi-point games and 13 total points (6+7) in 14 home games this season.
    • The Sabres improved to 16-3-1 (.825) in Eichel’s career when he records at least two points, including an 8-0-0 record this year.
  •  Eichel also has a point in all six of his career games against Ottawa, totaling eight points (4+4) in those six games.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators
Condon
Hammond
L
ND
.840
1.000
4.80
0.00
Sabres Lehner W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Condon
Hammond
15-9-5
0-1-0
.912
.857
2.55
3.30
Sabres Lehner 13-13-6 .923 2.54

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Zack Smith

Senators forward Mike Hoffman

Senators defenseman Cody Ceci

Senators goaltender Mike Condon

Post-Game Report: 11/9 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(8-5-0)
0 1 0 0 1 2 29
Sabres
(5-5-3)
1 0 0 0 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s shootout, the Sabres fell to 8-6 all-time against the Senators in shootouts. The 14 shootouts between the teams are the most among any Sabres all-time series.
    • Buffalo and Ottawa have now had 15 of their last 20 games decided by a single goal, including seven in overtime or shootouts.
  • The Sabres now have points in five straight games against Ottawa (3-0-2) for the first time since they had points in seven straight (6-0-1) from Dec. 4, 2010 to Dec. 13, 2011.
  • Buffalo recorded eight shots in overtime, falling one shot shy of the franchise overtime record of nine on Feb. 1, 2000 vs. Anaheim.
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the 8-0 shot differential in overtime tied the franchise record for largest overtime shot differential, matching the 9-1 mark on Feb. 1, 2000 vs. Anaheim.
  • Despite the shootout loss, Robin Lehner is now 2-0-2 in five games against the Senators with a .957 save percentage and a 1.30 goals-against average.
  • With his assist on Nicholas Baptiste’s second NHL goal, Williamsville, N.Y. native Cole Schneider recorded his first career NHL point.
    • The other assist on the goal was credited to Derek Grant, who earned his first assist as a member of Sabres.
  • At 29:57, Rasmus Ristolainen recorded the second-highest ice time of his career, falling 18 seconds short of his 30:15 TOI on Jan. 18, 2016 at Arizona.
  • Jake McCabe logged his highest ice time of the season (22:51) and tied his career high with four shots on goal (last: Feb. 16, 2016 at Ottawa).

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Ottawa Condon W .969 0.93
Buffalo Lehner O .966 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Ottawa Condon 2-0-0 .985 0.41
Buffalo Lehner 4-4-2 .929 2.19

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Nicholas Baptiste

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cole Schneider

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Bobby Ryan

Senators forward Ryan Dzingel

Senators goaltender Mike Condon