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Post-Game Report: 11/21 vs. CGY

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(8-12-1)
1 0 1 2 31
Sabres
(7-8-4)
0 3 1 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With points in their last 13 home games against Calgary (11-0-2), the Sabres have broken their series-record for most consecutive home games against the Flames with a point.
    • The Sabres are now 17-3-2 in their last 22 home games against the Flames, with the last regulation home loss coming on March 15, 1996.
  • The home team has now won 18 of the last 20 games between these teams, dating back to the 1999-00 season. The Flames’ last win in Buffalo was on Dec. 14, 2013.
  • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Buffalo’s three goals in a span of 1:41 in the second period were the team’s quickest three goals since the Sabres scored three in 1:08 vs. BOS (4/3/1998).
    • The franchise record for fastest three goals is 39 seconds (Pat LaFontaine, Wayne Presley and Donald Audette, 3/22/1992 at Chicago)
  • The Sabres scored three power-play goals for the first time since Oct. 12, 2015 vs. Columbus.
  • Kyle Okposo’s power-play goal was Buffalo’s first 5-on-3 goal since Nikita Zadorov’s goal on Feb. 15, 2015 against Philadelphia.
    • With his a goal and an assist tonight, Okposo now has 10 points (2+8) in his last nine games against the Flames.
  • Matt Moulson’s goal ties him with Shea Weber for the NHL lead with six power-play goals this season.
  • Marcus Foligno’s goal gives him six points (4+2) in five game games against Calgary since the beginning of the 2014-15 season.
  • Taylor Fedun (two assists tonight) has an assist in all three of his NHL games this season and assists in four straight NHL games, going back to last season.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s assist on Okposo’s goal gives him six points (4+2) in his last four games against the Flames.
  • With his goal, Johan Larsson now has a point in each of his last three games against the Flames (2+1).
  • Evander Kane (assist tonight) now has eight points (3+6) in eight career games against Calgary.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flames
Elliott L .875 4.11
Sabres Lehner W .935 2.01

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flames
Elliott 3-9-0 .882 3.42
Sabres Lehner 5-7-2 .920 2.49

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan

Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk

Flames forward Michael Frolik

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

SABRES EXTEND FORWARD LARSSON

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 29, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.

Larsson (5’11”, 200 lbs., 7/25/1992) set career-high marks in games played (74), goals (10) and points (17) in his first full NHL season in 2015-16. Five of his 10 goals were game-winners, tying Jack Eichel for the Sabres’ team lead. Larsson also ranked second among the team’s regular faceoff men with a career-best faceoff percentage of 51.1 percent.

The Lau, Sweden native has recorded 37 points (16+21) and 58 penalty minutes in 142 games with the Sabres since being acquired from the Minnesota Wild on April 3, 2013.

Post-Game Report: 3/31 vs. TOR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Maple Leafs
(28-38-11)
0 1 0 1 26
Sabres
(32-35-11)
2 1 1 4 37

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres improved to 7-4-4 (.600) in March, making it the team’s best month since April 2013 (8-4-0).
  • The Sabres improved to 17-1-1 in their last 19 home games against the Maple Leafs, including wins in each of the last seven.
  • Tonight’s game marked Cal O’Reilly’s first career multi-goal game and his first multi-point game since Nov. 7, 2010 at ANA (1+1).
  • Cal O’Reilly’s first goal (assisted by Ryan O’Reilly) marked the first time in Sabres history that two brothers have combined on a goal.
  • Johan Larsson (2+0) also recorded his first career multi-goal game and tied his career high with five shots.
  • Chad Johnson earned his 20th win of the season, becoming the first Sabres goaltender to reach that mark since Ryan Miller in 2011-12.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock

Maple Leafs forward Tobias Lindberg

Maple Leafs forward Kasperi Kapanen

Maple Leafs forward Brooks Laich

Maple Leafs defenseman Andrew Campbell

Post-Game Report: 3/8 vs. NYR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Rangers
(39-22-6)
1 2 1 4 26
Sabres
(27-32-9)
0 2 0 2 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 8-17-3 when outshooting opponents this season and 0-9-0 in their last nine games against the Rangers.
  • Buffalo is now 5-6-1 in the second game of a back-to-back set this season.
  • Sam Reinhart scored to increase his point streak to a career-best three games (1+3) and Jack Eichel recorded an assist to improve his point streak to a career-best four games (3+2).
  • With an assist on Buffalo’s first goal, Chad Johnson recorded his second assist of the season and the third of his NHL career.
  • Johan Larsson has now scored in each of the team’s last three home games.
  • With his assist tonight, Zach Bogosian has six points (2+4) in his last five home games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault

Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello

Rangers forward Derek Stepan

Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh

Rangers goaltender Antti Raanta

Post-Game Report: 3/3 vs. CGY

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(26-34-4)
0 2 1 3 29
Sabres
(26-31-8)
0 3 3 6 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 16-3-2 in their last 21 home games against the Flames, with the last regulation loss coming on March 15, 1996.
    • Tonight’s win extended Buffalo’s point streak against Calgary to 13 straight home games (10-0-2), tying the longest such streak in Sabres-Flames history.
  • The Sabres are now 7-5-2 against the Pacific Division this season, the team’s best record against any division.
    • The Sabres are 8-4-2 in their last 14 games against the Western Conference, including a 5-2-1 record in their last eight games against the Pacific Division.
  • With his second career three-point game (last: Feb. 12, 2016 vs. MTL), Marcus Foligno now has seven points (4+3) in his last five home games.
  • Jack Eichel and Evander Kane each scored their 18 goals of the season, tying them with Sam Reinhart for the team lead.
    • If either Eichel or Reinhart finishes the season with the team lead, he will be the first Sabres rookie to lead the team in goals since Ray Sheppard did so in the 1987-88 season.
  • With two assists tonight, Zach Bogosian now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Flames head coach Bob Hartley

Flames forward Garnet Hathaway

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton