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Post-Game Report: 11/23 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(9-10-1)
0 1 0 0 1 2 24
Sabres
(7-8-5)
0 0 1 0 0 1 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres and Red Wings entered the night separated by one point in the standings. With the overtime win, Detroit (9-10-1) tied Buffalo (7-8-5).
    • It was the first time the teams have met with the Sabres ranked above the Red Wings in the standings since March 13, 2010.
  • With 23 saves on 24 shots tonight, Robin LehnerĀ improved his save percentage to .922 on the season.
    • Buffalo’s goaltenders have now combined to post a .930 save percentage this season, passing Montreal’s goaltenders (.928) for second-best in the league.
  • With his goal, Brian Gionta now has five points (4+1) in six home games against Detroit since joining the Sabres.
  • Ryan O’Reilly led all Sabres forwards with 22:48 of ice time in his return from an oblique injury that sidelined him for the last five games.
    • O’Reilly ranks second among all NHL forwards this season with an average ice time of 21:50.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard W .970 0.92
Sabres Lehner O .958 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings Howard 5-5-0 .943 1.76
Sabres Lehner 5-7-3 .922 2.38

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist

Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

Post-Game Report: 1/22 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(24-15-8)
0 0 3 3 45
Sabres
(19-25-4)
0 0 0 0 19

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With four successful penalty kills tonight, the Sabres have gone six straight games without allowing a power-play goal, killing 19 consecutive penalties during that span.
    • The six-game stretch without allowing a power-play goal is the team’s longest since they killed off all 14 penalties in a six-game span from Dec. 7 to Dec. 19, 2013.
    • Buffalo’s 19 straight penalties killed is the team’s highest total since the Sabres killed 21 consecutive penalties from Feb. 24 to March 14, 2012.
  • Robin Lehner made 42 saves in the loss, his highest single-game save total since he made 43 saves on March 15, 2014 at Montreal as a member of the Ottawa Senators.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg

Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan

Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek

Post-Game Report: 1/2 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(19-13-7)
1 1 1 4 23
Sabres
(15-20-4)
0 2 1 3 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the fifth of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres this season; the next will be on Sunday, Jan. 10 at Winnipeg.
  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 6-13-1 when outshooting opponents this season.
  • With two goals today, Jack Eichel tied Dylan Larkin for the rookie lead with 13 goals on the season.
  • Eichel now has 11 points (4+7) in hisĀ  last seven games.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen (one assist) now has five assists in three games against the Red Wings this season and is tied for sixth among NHL defensemen with 19 assists on the season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg

Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar

Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan

Red Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek