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Post-Game Report: 2/9 vs. Detroit

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(21-27-7)
0 1 0 1 29
Sabres
(27-20-7)
0 3 0 3 21

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s win improved the Sabres to 5-1-0 in afternoon games this season. Their next one is at 3 p.m. tomorrow vs. Winnipeg.
  • After making 28 saves on 29 shots in today’s win, Linus Ullmark is 21-18-6 with a .914 save percentage through 50 career appearances.
    • Ullmark’s .914 mark through 50 games is the best by any goaltender who played his first 50 games with the Sabres.
  • With his goal today, Conor Sheary now has a point in six of his last seven home games (1+5) and eight of his last 10 games overall (2+6).
  • Casey Mittelstadt’s goal today has extended his point streak to a career-high four games (1+3).
  • With his assist on Kyle Okposo’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen now has nine assists in his last nine games.
  • Evan Rodrigues also assisted on Buffalo’s third goal, extending his point streak to three games (2+1). He now has 10 points (6+4) in his last 12 games.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard L .857 3.13
Sabres Ullmark W .966 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard 15-15-5 .913 2.78
Sabres Ullmark 12-5-4 .911 2.97

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt

Sabres forward Tage Thompson

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin

Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen

Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

Post-Game Report: 10/24 vs. Detroit

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(4-5-1)
0 0 0 0 32
Sabres
(3-5-2)
0 1 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s win gives the Sabres their first four-game winning streak against the Red Wings since the team won five in a row from Feb. 6, 1981 to Jan. 6, 1982.
  • The Sabres have earned wins in consecutive home games against Detroit for the first time since the team won three straight from Dec. 28, 1988 to Dec. 26, 1989.
  • Tonight’s game was the 47th regular-season Sabres game to end with a 1-0 score line and the first ever to come against the Red Wings.
    • It was Buffalo’s first 1-0 win since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles. The Sabres now have a 27-20 record in 1-0 games.
  • With his fourth shutout as a member of the Sabres (sixth of his career), Robin Lehner tied Gary Bromley and Jhonas Enroth for 11th-most in franchise history.

    • Lehner has now played 91:35 without allowing a goal. If he plays 35:24 without allowing a goal tomorrow night at Columbus, he will match his career-best 126:59, set from March 30 to April 13, 2014.
  • Victor Antipin earned his first NHL point with an assist on Benoit Pouliot’s second-period goal.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Red Wings
Howard L .969 1.04
Sabres Lehner W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Red Wings Howard 3-3-0 .924 2.54
Sabres Lehner 2-3-1 .913 2.73

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader

Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

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 Lehner¬†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: 4/8 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(38-27-14)
0 1 3 4 37
Sabres
(21-49-9)
0 1 1 2 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Zemgus Girgensons¬†logged his first career two-goal night, scoring his seventh and eighth goals of the season, while leading all Sabres forwards with a TOI of 18:11.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s first goal, Mike Weber has recorded points in consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 28, 2013 at FLA and March 2, 2013 vs. NJD.
  • Cody Hodgson tallied two assists tonight and has now recorded consecutive multi-point games for the second time in his career (last: March 19, 2012 at TBL and March 21, 2012 vs. MTL.
  • Hodgson now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cody Hodgson

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett

Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock

Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard