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2018-19 Locker Room Clean-Out Audio

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Post-Game Report: 4/2 vs. Nashville

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Predators
(44-29-6)
1 1 1 3 35
Sabres
(31-38-10)
1 1 0 2 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his 38th goal of the season, Jeff Skinner set a new single-season career high. He also tied Gilbert Perreault (1970-71) and Ray Sheppard (1987-88) for the third-most goals scored by a first-year Sabre.
    • His 30 even-strength goals are already the most ever recorded by player in his first year with the Sabres.
    • Skinner is now two points from tying his career high of 63 set as a rookie in 2010-11 and matched in 2016-17.
  • With his goal, Kyle Okposo now has 12 points (7+5) in 13 career games against the Predators, including six points (5+1) in his six meetings with Nashville as a member of the Sabres.
  • Evan Rodrigues recorded his 19th and 20th assists of the season, surpassing his previous single-season high of 18.
  • With his assist on Okposo’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen has totaled 40 points (5+35) this season.
    • Ristolainen becomes just the third defenseman in Sabres history to record 40 points in at least four consecutive seasons, joining Phil Housley and Jerry Korab.
  • Brandon Montour also recorded an assist tonight and now has nine points (2+7) in 18 games with the team.
  • Jack Eichel set a new career high with 26:14 of ice time, topping his previous high of 25:57. Eichel’s previous career high in a game that ended in regulation was 25:45 (Oct. 6, 2018 vs. NYR).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Predators
Rinne W .929 2.00
Sabres Hutton L .914 3.10

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Predators Rinne 27-19-4 .917 2.44
Sabres Hutton 17-25-5 .908 3.02

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Predators head coach Peter Laviolette

Predators forward Ryan Johansen

Predators defenseman P.K. Subban

Post-Game Report: 3/12 vs. Dallas

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Stars
(36-28-5)
0 2 0 2 27
Sabres
(30-30-9)
0 0 0 0 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have fallen to 19-11-4 at home this season.
  • The Stars have now won consecutive games in Buffalo for the first time since they won three straight from Feb. 7, 1992 to Feb. 13, 1994.
  • Ben Bishop became the first goaltender to shut the Sabres out twice in a season since Roberto Luongo and Marc-Andre Fleury did so in 2014-15.
  • Tage Thompson appeared in his 100th NHL game tonight.
  • Rasmus Dahlin led all Sabres with 24:50 of ice time.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Stars
Bishop W 1.000 0.00
Sabres Ullmark L .926 2.11

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Stars Bishop 23-14-2 .932 2.08
Sabres Ullmark 14-11-4 .907 3.10

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Alexander Nylander

Sabres forward Tage Thompson

Stars head coach Jim Montgomery

Stars forward Blake Comeau

Stars forward Roope Hintz

Stars goaltender Ben Bishop

Post-Game Report: 2/23 vs. Washington

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Capitals
(34-21-7)
0 1 1 2 33
Sabres
(29-24-8)
2 1 2 5 38

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s win improved the Sabres to 6-2-0 in afternoon games this season.
  • With his third career hat trick, Sam Reinhart recorded his seventh career multi-goal game. He now has a career-high 16 multi-point games this season.
    • It was the Sabres’ first hat trick since Oct. 20, 2018 at Los Angeles (Jeff Skinner) and the first at KeyBank Center since Dec. 15, 2017 vs. Carolina (Jack Eichel)
    • The Sabres are now 21-11-5 this season when Reinhart records a point and 30-4-7 in his career when he records at least two.
  • Reinhart now has six points (4+2) in his last five games and 32 points (10+22) in 31 home games this season.
    • He also has seven points (4+3) in his last five games against Washington, including three goals and two assists in three games against them this season.
  • Jack Eichel established a new career high in points with his first assist today. He finished the game with two assists, giving him a career-best 66 points (19+47) through 58 games played this season.
  • Rasmus Dahlin’s goal today gives him four points (2+2) in three career games against the Capitals.
  • Matt Hunwick’s assist on Reinhart’s second goal was his first point as a member of the Sabres.
  • Carter Hutton recorded his fourth career assist on Reinhart’s empty-net goal. It was Hutton’s first assist since Jan. 7, 2017 vs. Dallas.

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Capitals
Holtby L .892 4.09
Sabres Hutton W .939 2.00
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Capitals Holtby 21-16-4 .908 3.04
Sabres Hutton 16-17-4 .912 2.76

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Capitals head coach Todd Reirden

Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky

Capitals forward Lars Eller

Capitals forward Carl Hagelin

Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby

Post-Game Report: 2/15 vs. NY Rangers

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Rangers
(25-24-8)
2 1 3 6 29
Sabres
(28-22-7)
0 2 0 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Jeff Skinner, who scored his 35th and 36th goals of the season tonight, is the first Sabres player with 35 or more goals since Thomas Vanek scored 40 during the 2008-09 season.
    • Skinner is the fifth player in to score at least 35 goals in his first season with the Sabres, joining Gilbert Perreault (38), Rick Martin (1971-72), Ray Sheppard (1987-88) and Pat LaFontaine (1991-92).
  • The game was Skinner’s eighth multi-goal game of the season, tying his previous career high (2016-17). He becomes the first Sabres player to record at least eight multi-goal games in a season since Vanek recorded 10 in 2008-09.
  • With his 19th and 20th goals at KeyBank Center this season, Skinner became the first player to score 20 goals at home for the Sabres since Derek Roy’s 20 in the 2007-08 season.
  • Skinner totaled eight points (5+3) during the team’s seven-game homestand that ended tonight.
  • Sam Reinhart, who recorded an assist tonight, has tied his career high with 50 points this season (13+37).
  • Reinhart now has six points (2+4) in six games against the Rangers since the beginning of last season.
  • Jason Pominville recorded his 300th assist as a member of the Sabres, the eighth-highest total in franchise history. He trails Don Luce by 10 for seventh-most.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Rangers
Georgiev W .939 2.03
Sabres Ullmark L .821 5.27

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Rangers Georgiev 9-9-0 .907 3.05
Sabres Ullmark 13-6-4 .910 2.98

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Rangers head coach David Quinn

Rangers forward Vladislav Namestnikov

Rangers forward Mike Zibanejad

Rangers defenseman Marc Staal

Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev