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SABRES ACQUIRE CONDITIONAL THIRD-ROUND PICK FOR McGINN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 29, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired a conditional third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Jamie McGinn.

McGinn was acquired from the Colorado Avalanche on June 26, 2015 and has 27 points (14+13) in 63 games for the Sabres this season. An eight-year NHL veteran, the former second-round pick (36th overall) has 155 points (83+72) and 182 penalty minutes in 429 career games.

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: 12/17 vs. ANA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Ducks
(11-14-5)
0 0 0 0 44
Sabres
(14-16-3)
0 2 1 3 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Chad Johnson earned the Sabres’ first shutout since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles (Jhonas Enroth) and the fourth of his career (last: March 21, 2014 at Colorado).
    • With a career-high 44 saves, Johnson broke the Sabres’ franchise record for most saves in a shutout (Ryan Miller, 43 – Feb. 29, 2012 at Anaheim).
  • With Buffalo’s third goal, Jamie McGinn now has six goals in his last six games against the Ducks.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s second goal, Cal O’Reilly recorded his first point as a member of the Sabres.
    • The assist was O’Reilly’s first NHL point since Feb. 5, 2012 (assist). He played only five games without recording a point between that date and tonight’s game.
  • O’Reilly now has four points (1+3) and a plus-6 rating in six career games against the Ducks.
  • With an assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen became the first Sabres defenseman to record 19 points in a 20-game span since Garry Galley did so from Feb. 21, 1996 to April 3, 1996.
  • After going 3-for-3 tonight, the Sabres have improved to 24-for-28 (85.7%) on the penalty kill in their last 13 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau

Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf

Post-Game Report: 12/12 vs. LAK

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Kings
(19-8-2)
1 0 0 0 1 21
Sabres
(12-15-3)
1 0 0 1 2 30

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have wins in three straight home games. It is their longest such streak since the team won six consecutive home games from Nov. 28 to Dec. 15, 2014.
  • The Sabres extended their longest-ever home winning streak against the Kings to seven games, having outscored Los Angeles 33-9 in home games since the last Kings win in Buffalo on Feb. 21, 2003.
    • Buffalo improved to 13-1-1 (one tie) against Los Angeles since Dec. 17, 1993. During this stretch, the Sabres have outscored the Kings 61-22 on home ice.
  • With his power-play goal tonight, Jamie McGinn now has eight points (3+5) in his last eight games.
    • The Sabres are now 8-for-23 (34.8%) on the power play in their last seven games.
  • With an overtime goal and an assist on McGinn’s goal, Ryan O’Reilly has extended his point streak to seven games (3+7), one game shy of his career high, set from March 14 to 30, 2015.
  • O’Reilly’s goal was the 100th of his career and his 14th game-winner.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen had an assist tonight and now has 17 points (6+11) in his last 17 games. He ended the game tied for fifth in scoring among NHL defensemen.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Kings head coach Darryl Sutter

Kings forward Anze Kopitar

Kings goaltender Jhonas Enroth

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