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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

Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. Tampa Bay

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(21-13-4)
0 3 3 6 27
Sabres
(17-17-7)
1 3 0 4 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres fell to 14-1-0 this season when leading after two periods.
  • With a goal and two assists tonight, Conor Sheary tied his career high by recording his fifth career three-point game. His last three-point effort came on March 1, 2019 vs. Pittsburgh (2+1).
  • Jack Eichel’s goal tonight was the first shorthanded marker of his career. In his last seven games against Tampa Bay, Eichel has recorded seven points (2+5).
  • Eichel has now totaled 32 points (18+14) in 19 home games this season.
  • Dalton Smith logged a plus-1 rating in his NHL debut.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Lightning Vasilevskiy W 4 28
Sabres Ullmark L 5 26
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Lightning Vasilevskiy 17-9-2 .906 2.89
Sabres Ullmark 11-11-3 .909 2.90

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres forward Conor Sheary

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Alex Killorn

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman

Post-Game Report: 12/27 vs. Boston

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Bruins
(23-7-9)
1 1 1 3 25
Sabres
(17-15-7)
0 0 0 0 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres were shut out for just the second time of the 2019-20 season, joining a 1-0 loss to the New York Islanders on Nov. 2.
  • Buffalo’s first loss at home since Nov. 27 vs. Calgary snapped a five-game winning streak in games played at KeyBank Center and dropped the team to 11-4-3 in home games this season.
    • The streak tied the Sabres’ run from Oct. 5 to 22 as the team’s longest home winning streak of the season.
  • With Boston’s win tonight, the road team has now won seven of the 10 games between these teams in the last two seasons.
  • The Sabres are now 94-50-23 all-time in the home portion of a home-and-home series.
  • Jeff Skinner appeared in his 700th NHL game tonight.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Bruins Halak W 0 26
Sabres Ullmark L 2 24
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Bruins Halak 9-3-4 .928 2.23
Sabres Ullmark 11-9-3 .914 2.79

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jimmy Vesey

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy

Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron

Bruins forward David Pastrnak

Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak

Post-Game Report: 12/21 vs. Los Angeles

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Kings
(15-19-4)
0 1 1 2 27
Sabres
(17-13-7)
0 2 1 3 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres improved to 11-3-3 in home games this season, putting the team on pace for its sixth-best home record and best since 1979-80.
  • With the win, Linus Ullmark improved to 4-0-0 against the Kings in his career with a .928 save percentage and a 1.71 goals-against average.
  • With his goal today, Rasmus Ristolainen now has five points (2+3) in his last five games against Los Angeles.
  • Ristolainen has totaled nine points (2+7) in the Sabres’ last 12 games dating back to Nov. 29 vs. Toronto.
  • Victor Olofsson’s empty net goal gave him 24 points (10+14) in his last 22 games. He has failed to record a point in just three of those 22 games.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s third goal, Jack Eichel has now recorded points in 18 consecutive games played, tying Gilbert Perreault (Oct. 24 to Dec. 4, 1971) for the most in franchise history. It’s the fifth-longest personal point streak in the last decade, trailing only Taylor Hall (26 in 2017-18), Patrick Kane (26 in 2015-16), Sidney Crosby (25 in 2010-11) and Patrick Kane (20 in 2018-19).
  • With his two assists today, Sam Reinhart now has 10 points (3+7) in the Sabres’ last nine games.
  • Marco Scandella’s goal today gave him three points (2+1) in his last four games against the Kings.
  • Jeff Skinner, who recorded the primary assist on Ristolainen’s goal, now has seven points (6+1) in his last five meetings with the Kings.
  • Jimmy Vesey also assisted on the Ristolainen goal, giving him an assist in each of his two games against Los Angeles this season.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Kings Quick L 2 27
Sabres Ullmark W 2 27
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Kings Quick 10-13-2 .895 3.01
Sabres Ullmark 11-7-3 .913 2.86

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Kings head coach Todd McLellan

Kings defenseman Kale Clague

Kings defenseman Drew Doughty

Post-Game Report: 12/12 vs. Nashville

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Predators
(14-11-5)
2 1 0 3 39
Sabres
(16-11-6)
1 2 1 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 10-3-3 at home this season.
  • Linus Ullmark earned the win to improve to 6-1-1 with a .923 save percentage in his last eight appearances.
  • Jack Eichel scored two goals tonight and now ranks second in the NHL with 22 goals this season. His six multi-goal games in 2019-20 lead the league.
  • Eichel extended his point streak to 15 games (14+13), tying Patrick Kane for the longest point streak in the NHL this season. He now has the sixth-longest streak in Sabres history.
  • Eichel now has 11 points (5+6) in nine career games against Nashville.
  • With Buffalo’s first goal of the night, Jimmy Vesey extended his point streak to three games (1+2). Vesey now has eight points (4+4) in the Sabres’ last 11 games.
  • Vesey’s goal was the 100th point of his NHL career.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s assist on Vesey’s goal gives him seven points (1+6) in his last eight games.
  • Victor Olofsson’s goal tonight gives him 19 points (7+12) in his last 18 games. He now leads all NHL rookies with 29 points this season (13+16).
  • Sam Reinhart’s two-assist performance tonight gives him seven points (3+4) in his last five games and nine points (6+3) in nine career games against the Predators.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Predators Saros L 4 32
Sabres Ullmark W 3 39
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Predators Saros 4-7-2 .894 3.04
Sabres Ullmark 10-6-2 .916 2.84

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Jimmy Vesey

Predators head coach Peter Laviolette

Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis