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Post-Game Report: 3/17 vs. Chicago

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(30-34-8)
0 2 1 3 37
Sabres
(23-36-12)
1 1 3 5 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s win was the Sabres’ first against the Blackhawks since Dec. 11, 2009, snapping a 0-9-3 slide against Chicago.
  • Nicholas Baptiste (two goals) earned his first career game-winning goal and his first career multi-goal performance.
  • With his 145th career point today (assist), Rasmus Ristolainen tied Dmitri Kalinin for 14th-most by a Sabres defenseman. He’s now six shy of tying Tyler Myers for 13th.
    • Ristolainen now has six assists in his last seven games against the Blackhawks.
  • With his goal today, Ryan O’Reilly has now reached the 20-goal mark in each of his three seasons with the Sabres.
    • The goal, his 12th power-play tally of the season, moved him into a tie for ninth in the league in power-play goals.
  • Sam Reinhart’s fourth three-point performance (1+2) of the season gives him 29 points (12+17) in his last 27 games.
  • Jack Eichel, who earned an assist on Ryan O’Reilly’s goal in his first game back from a high-ankle sprain that sidelined him for 15 games, now has 35 points (15+20) in his last 31 games played.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blackhawks
Berube L .871 4.10
Sabres Johnson W .919 3.01

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blackhawks
Berube 2-4-0 .900 3.55
Sabres Johnson 8-11-3 .897 3.27

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicholas Baptiste

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks forward Jordan Oesterle

Post-Game Report: 2/19 vs. CHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(36-18-5)
1 2 2 5 37
Sabres
(26-24-10)
1 0 0 1 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s loss dropped the Sabres to 12-7-2 against the Western Conference and 4-6-1 in the second game of a back-to-back set this season.
  • With his goal, Evander Kane has 15 points (9+6) in his last 14 games.
    • The goal tied Kane for fifth in the NHL with 20 even-strength goals this season.
  •  Jack Eichel’s assist gives him 18 points (5+13) in his last 18 games and 19 points (7+12) in 20 home games this season.
    • Eichel leads all NHL players with 11 assists in February.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s assist gives him points in seven straight home games (1+6).

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blackhawks
Darling W .960 1.01
Sabres Lehner L .865 5.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blackhawks Darling 24-13-7 .928 2.19
Sabres Lehner 17-17-6 .925 2.54

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane

Blackhawks forward Ryan Hartman

Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling

Post-Game Report: 12/19 vs. CHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(19-11-4)
1 0 1 0 1 3 28
Sabres
(14-16-4)
0 1 1 0 0 2 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres have now lost their last five home games against the Blackhawks and their last nine total games against the Blackhawks.
  • Jamie McGinn appeared in his 400th NHL game tonight.
  • With a goal tonight, Ryan O’Reilly has 13 points (5+8) in his last 13 games.
    • O’Reilly has 16 points (6+10) in his last 16 games against the Blackhawks, including nine (5+4) in his last nine.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s penalty tonight snapped a career-best 43-game penalty-free  stretch. Ristolainen entered the game as the only NHL player averaging at least 20 minutes with zero penalty minutes.
  • In his 13 games since the beginning of November, Chad Johnson is 6-3-2 with a .942 save percentage and a 1.71 goals-against average.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Byslma

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Cody Franson

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane

Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford

Post-Game Report: 4/3 vs. CHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(48-24-6)
2 0 2 4 36
Sabres
(22-48-8)
0 1 2 3 38

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have scored at least three goals in six consecutive games for the first time since Jan. 14 to 25, 2014. They have also outshot their opponents in four straight games for the first time since Nov. 2 to 8, 2011.
  • After going 1-for-3 on the power play tonight, the Sabres are now 9-for-33 (27.3%) in their last 10 games, including a 6-for-20 (30%) mark in their last six.
  • Marcus Foligno scored twice tonight, recording his first two-goal night since Oct. 14 vs. CAR.
  • With a career-high three points (0+3) tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has at least a point in each of his last four games played, totaling seven points (3+4) during that span.
  • After tonight’s goal, Johan Larsson has 11 points (4+7) in his last 13 games, averaging 20:12 of ice time per game during that stretch.
  • With an assist tonight, Brian Gionta now has 12 points (4+8) in his last 10 games, marking his most prolific 10-game stretch since Dec. 2008.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith

 

Post-Game Report: 3/9 vs. CHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(38-13-14)
1 0 1 2 31
Sabres
(19-36-8)
1 0 0 1 21

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Jhonas Enroth made 29 saves tonight and now has a .951 save percentage and a 2.02 goals against average in his last four games.
  • Forward Cory Conacher, claimed off waivers by the Sabres on March 5, tallied an assist in his Sabres debut tonight.
  • Drew Stafford scored the Sabres’ goal and now has 13 points (7+6) in his last 14 games. He hasn’t played three games without recording a point since Dec. 31 to Jan. 15.
  • Stafford now has five points (4+1) in his last five games against the Blackhawks.
  • With his assist, Tyler Ennis now has 10 points (4+6) in his last 11 games and 18 points (8+10) in his last 21 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cory Conacher

Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane

Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford