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Post-Game Report: 2/28 vs. NSH

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Predators
(32-22-9)
1 1 2 1 5 41
Sabres
(26-26-11)
2 1 1 0 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his goal, Evander Kane now ranks sixth in the NHL with 21 even-strength goals this season despite not scoring his first until Dec. 3.
    • Kane’s current pace of .412 even-strength goals per game is the highest by any Sabre with at least 15 games played since Alexander Mogilny’s franchise-best mark in 1992-93 (.636).
  • With his 13th goal of the season, Brian Gionta has surpassed his total from last year through 16 fewer games played.
  • Jack Eichel (assist) now has 16 points (2+14) in February, tying Patrick Kane for second in the NHL during that span.
  • With his first career multi-point game (1+1), Jake McCabe has matched his career-best point total from last season (14) in 19 fewer games.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Predators
Rinne W .875 3.82
Sabres Lehner O .878 4.78

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Predators Rinne 25-15-6 .914 2.55
Sabres Lehner 17-18-7 .922 2.63

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Predators head coach Peter Laviolette

Predators forward Filip Forsberg

Predators defenseman P.K. Subban

Post-Game Report: 1/16 vs. DAL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Stars
(18-19-8)
1 0 0 1 32
Sabres
(17-17-9)
2 1 1 4 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres improved to 8-3-2 against the Western Conference this season, including points in each of their last six games (5-0-1) and wins in each of their last five home games against the West.
  • Tyler Ennis scored just 19 seconds into his return to the lineup after missing 30 games with a groin injury.
    • Ennis now has eight points (4+4) in his last seven games against the Stars.
  • Jake McCabe logged his first goal since March 29, 2016 at Pittsburgh. It was his first career power-play goal and his first career game-winning goal.
  • Jack Eichel’s power-play goal came on his eighth shot of the game, tying a career high. Eichel finished the game with 10 shots, setting the team’s single-game high for the season.
    • Eichel also set a career high with 13 faceoff wins, going 13-for-19 (68.4%).
    • Eichel also scored two goals tonight. The Sabres have improved to 18-7-2 (.704) in Eichel’s career when he scores a goal and 13-3-1 (.794) when he tallies two or more points in a game.
  • Sam Reinhart earned his 19th assist of the season on Eichel’s goal, matching his total from the entire 2015-16 season.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Stars Lehtonen L .969 1.00
Sabres Lehner W .893 3.16

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Stars Lehtonen 9-12-4 .898 2.88
Sabres Lehner 10-12-5 .922 2.48

Post-Game Audio

Stars head coach Lindy Ruff

Stars forward Patrick Sharp

Stars forward Jamie Benn

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Post-Game Report: 1/7 vs. WPG

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Jets
(19-20-3)
1 2 0 3 35
Sabres
(15-15-9)
1 0 3 4 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Buffalo has now won four straight games against Winnipeg/Atlanta for the first time since the Sabres defeated the Thrashers in four straight from Feb. 16, 2004 to Jan. 31, 2006.
  • The Sabres have improved to 7-3-2 against the Western Conference this season, including points in each of their last four games (4-0-1) and wins in each of their last four home games against the West.
  • Brian Gionta, who has now scored in each of Buffalo’s two games against Winnipeg this season,  is now tied for the team lead with eight even-strength goals this season.
  • With a goal and an assist, Ryan O’Reilly now has 13 points (4+9) in his last 14 games, including four (1+3) in two games since returning to the lineup following an appendectomy that sidelined him for four games.
  • Sam Reinhart recorded the lone assist on O’Reilly’s goal, improving his output to nine points (2+7) in his last nine games.
    • Reinhart now has six points (4+2) in four career games against Winnipeg.
  • With his goal, Marcus Foligno now has a goal in consecutive games and has a point in each of his last three home games (2+1).
  • Zemgus Girgensons’ goal gives him a point in each of his last three games against the Jets (1+2).
    • Matt Moulson’s assist on the goal gives him seven points (1+6) in his last seven home games.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen logged a career-high 30:22 of ice time today.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Jets Hellebuyck L .889 4.10
Sabres Lehner W .914 3.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Jets Hellebuyck 15-13-1 .910 2.75
Sabres Lehner 9-12-5 .921 2.53

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Jets head coach Paul Maurice

Jets forward Mark Scheifele

Jets forward Drew Stafford

Jets forward Blake Wheeler

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

Post-Game Report: 9/27 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(1-0-1)
0 1  1 0 2 39
Sabres
(1-1-0)
0 1  1 1 3 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 9-5-2 all-time in preseason matchups with the Senators, including a 2-3-0 record at home.
    • The win marked the first victory by the home team in in the last seven preseason matchups between the teams.
  • Derek Grant contributed on all three of the Sabres’ goals, scoring once and setting up two others.
    • The Sabres signed Grant to a one-year deal on July 2. He finished the 2015-16 season ranked sixth in the AHL with 27 goals despite appearing in just 36 games with the Stockton Heat.
  • With a goal and an assist in his fourth NHL preseason game, Nicholas Baptiste recorded his first NHL preseason points.
    • Baptiste had four points (3+1) in two games during the Prospects Challenge at HarborCenter from Sept. 17-19, including a hat trick in a 6-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils prospects.
  • Tonight’s Attendance: 17,868

Post-Game Audio

Sabres forward Nicholas Baptiste

Sabres forward Derek Grant

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Senators forward Derick Brassard

Senators forward Chris Neil

Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond

Senators head coach Guy Boucher