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Post-Game Report: 10/9 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
2 0 2 0 4 27
1 2 1 1 5 39

Game Summary

Event Summary


Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won their first two home games for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
  • With his goal tonight, Victor Olofsson has now scored in each of Buffalo’s last three games, tying James Neal for the NHL lead with four power-play goals this season.
  • Each of Olofsson’s six career goals have come on the man advantage. He has tied an NHL record by becoming the fourth player in NHL history to score each of his first six goals on the power play, joining Craig Norwich, Sylvain Turgeon and Jeff Norton.
  • With two power-play goals tonight, the Sabres have scored multiple power-play tallies in three straight games for the first time since March 4 to 7, 2009.
  • With two assists tonight, Rasmus Dahlin now has points in each of the Sabres’ first four games. His seven points (1+6) are currently tied for third-most in the league.
  • Dahlin’s four-game point streak is the third-longest streak by a teenage defensemen to open a season in NHL history. He now sits one game shy of tying his career-high five-game point streak, a feat he achieved last season from Jan. 8 to Jan. 16, recording six points (1+5) during that span.
  • Jack Eichel recorded his first four-point game of the season with two goals and two assists. It is the sixth game of his career with at least four points and his first since Dec. 16, 2018 at Boston.
  • Jeff Skinner’s goal tonight gives him at least a point in three straight games (3+1).


Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Kinkaid L .872 4.93
Sabres Hutton W .852 3.92
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Kinkaid 0-0-1 .872 4.93
Sabres Hutton 3-0-0 .908 2.32


Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Joel Armia

Canadiens forward Nate Thompson

Canadiens defenseman Ben Chiarot

Canadiens goaltender Keith Kinkaid


BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 11, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has acquired forward Evander Kane, defenseman Zach Bogosian and goaltender Jason Kasdorf from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for defenseman Tyler Myers, forwards Drew Stafford and Joel Armia, the rights to prospect Brendan Lemieux, as well as the Sabres’ latest first-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.

Kane (6’2”, 198 lbs., 8/2/91) has played in six NHL seasons with the Winnipeg Jets/Atlanta Thrashers franchise since being drafted in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft. In 2011-12, he led the Jets with 30 goals and, at 20 years old, was the NHL’s youngest 30-goal scorer that season. He has amassed 222 points (109+113) in 361 career NHL games, including 22 points (10+12) in 37 games played this season.

The Vancouver, B.C. native played for Team Canada at the World Junior Championship in 2009, helping Canada win the gold medal. He also played three seasons (2006-07 – 2008-09) with the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League.

Bogosian (6’3”, 225 lbs., 7/15/90) has played in seven seasons with the Jets/Thrashers organization after being selected by Atlanta in the first round (third overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, recording 127 points (40+87) and 325 penalty minutes in 393 career NHL games. The Massena, N.Y. native led all rookie defensemen with nine goals in 2008-09 and set career highs in assists (25) and points (30) in 65 games with Winnipeg in 2011-12.

In 41 games this season, Bogosian has tallied 13 points (3+10) and 40 penalty minutes while averaging 22:10 of ice time per game.

Kasdorf (6’3”, 178 lbs., 5/18/92), drafted by Winnipeg in the sixth round (157th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, is currently playing for the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned ECAC Rookie of the Year honors in 2012-13. The Winnipeg native has also played in the USHL for the Des Moines Buccaneers (2011-12).



BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 24, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Joel Armia, Mikhail Grigorenko and Tim Schaller, and defenseman Mark Pysyk to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).


BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 23, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Joel Armia from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Armia (5/31/93, 6’3″, 201 lbs) joins the Sabres for his first career recall since he signed an entry-level NHL contract with the organization in June 2012. The Pori, Finland native currently has 16 points (7+9) in 21 games for the Amerks.

Drafted by the Sabres in the first round (16th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, Armia finished second among Amerks rookie skaters with 27 points (7+20) in 54 games last season. He also led Rochester with six points (3+3) in five games during the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs.


BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 30, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned seven players to the Rochester Americans (AHL). The Sabres’ training camp roster is now at 30 players: 17 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goaltenders.

The following players have been assigned to Rochester: Forwards Joel Armia, Matt Ellis (pending waivers), and Tim Schaller; Defensemen Drew Bagnall (pending waivers) and Nick Petrecki; and goaltenders Nathan Lieuwen and Andrey Makarov.