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Post-Game Report: 11/11 vs. NJD

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Devils
(7-3-3)
0 0 1 1 2 43
Sabres
(5-5-4)
1 0 0 0 1 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres dropped the first game of a home-and-home series with the Devils that continues tomorrow night in New Jersey.
    • Buffalo is now 90-45-24 all-time in the home portion of home-and-home series and 70-59-30 in the first game.
  • The road team has now won each of the last five games between the Sabres and Devils. Prior to that stretch, the home team had won eight in a row.
  • Eleven of the last 23 games between the Sabres and Devils have been settled in overtime or a shootout, including eight of the last 15.
  • Buffalo killed off all six New Jersey power plays, improving to 16-for-16 on the penalty kill at home this season.
  • With the overtime loss, Anders Nilsson is 4-1-1 in seven career appearances against the Devils, with a .953 save percentage and a 1.98 goals-against average.
    • New Jersey’s first goal brought Nilsson’s shutout streak to an end at 119:46. His career-best streak is 131:08 (12/2/2015 to 12/11/2015) and was also snapped by the Devils.
  • Through four appearances, Nilsson ranks eighth in save percentage (.942) and 11th in goals-against average (1.96) among NHL goaltenders with at least 120 minutes played this season.
  • With his goal, Matt Moulson tied Patrick Laine and Wayne Simmonds for the NHL lead with five power-play goals this season.
    • Ryan O’Reilly recorded an assist on the goal, marking his 200th career NHL assist.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
New Jersey
Kinkaid W .962 0.99
Buffalo Nilsson O .953 1.98

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
New Jersey
Kinkaid 2-0-1 .944 1.65
Buffalo Nilsson 1-1-2 .942 1.96

Post-Game Audio

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Devils defenseman Matt Greene

Devils defenseman Yohann Auvitu

Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid

Devils head coach John Hynes

Post-Game Report: 12/15 vs. NJD

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Devils
(16-11-4)
0 1 1 2 21
Sabres
(13-16-3)
0 0 0 0 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With Cal O’Reilly made his Sabres debut tonight, he and Ryan O’Reilly became the first siblings to play together for the Sabres since Bob and J.F. Sauve, who played together from 1980-81 to 1982-83.
    • The Sabres have had three other pairs of siblings who both played for the team, but never in the same season: Randy and Mike Moller, James and Steve Patrick, Darryl and Darrin Shannon
  • The loss was the Sabres’ second shutout loss this season. (Last: Nov. 21 at Dallas)
  • With the loss, the Sabres are now winless (0-4-1) in their last five games against the Devils.
  • The Sabres are now 2-3-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets this season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly went 17-for-22 (77.3%) on faceoffs tonight, his best win percentage since Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay (78.6%). O’Reilly is now 59.4% on the season.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen logged 27:59 of ice time tonight, the fifth-highest total of his career and second-highest in games that ended in regulation (highest: March 14, 2014 vs. NY Rangers, 28:36).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Devils head coach John Hynes

Devils forward Lee Stempniak

Devils forward Jiri Tlusty

Devils goaltender Cory Schneider

Post-Game Report: 10/24 vs. NJD

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Devils
(4-3-1)
1 2 1 4 28
Sabres
(2-6-0)
1 1 1 3 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres have lost four straight games to the Devils for the first time since Nov. 19, 2003 to Oct. 28, 2005.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s three-point (1+2) night gives him eight points (4+4) in his last seven games against the Devils.
  • O’Reilly led all Sabres with an ice time of 22:25, upping his season average to 20:59, leading all Sabres forwards and ranking fourth among NHL forwards.
  • With two points (1+1) tonight, Tyler Ennis now has seven points (4+3) in his last six games against New Jersey.
  • Jack Eichel scored his third goal of the season and logged 19:42 of ice time. Eichel leads all NHL rookies with 19:31 of ice time per game.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Devils head coach John Hynes

Devils forward Adam Henrique

Devils defenseman David Schlemko

Devils goaltender Cory Schneider