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Post-Game Report: 2/8 vs. NY Islanders

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Islanders
(26-23-6)
0 1 2 3 29
Sabres
(15-29-10)
2 1 1 4 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s victory, the Sabres became the 11th NHL franchise to record 1,000 regular-season home wins.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Jack Eichel now has five points (2+3) in three games against the Islanders this season.
  • Eichel finished the game tied for 18th in the league in goals (22) and tied for 17th in points (53) this season.
  • Eichel finished the night with 24 primary points (13+11) during 5-on-5 play this season, tying his career-best total set during his 81-game rookie season (12+12).
  • Sam Reinhart, who assisted on Buffalo’s first two goals and scored the game-winner, now has 13 points (4+9) in his last 10 games.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s goal was his ninth power-play tally of the season, tying him for fifth-most in the NHL as of the end of tonight’s game. O’Reilly now has 12 points (7+5) in his last 13 games.
  • Kyle Okposo’s assist tonight gives him 13 points (3+10) in his last 12 games.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Islanders Halak L .818 4.10
Sabres Lehner W .897 3.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Islanders Halak 16-16-4 .908 3.23
Sabres Lehner 12-20-7 .913 2.84

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Evan Rodrigues

Islanders head coach Doug Weight

Islanders forward John Tavares

Islanders forward Anders Lee

Islanders forward Ross Johnston

Post-Game Report: 2/8 vs. NYI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(34-18-1)
1 2 0 3 31
Sabres
(16-35-3)
0 2 0 2 10

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have split a back-to-back set for the fourth time in 13 tries this season.
  • Marcus Foligno recorded two points (1+1) tonight after returning from an injury that sidelined him for 19 games. He now has six points (4+2) in his last seven games played.
  • With his assist tonight, Nikita Zadorov has at least a point in each of his last five games played, totaling six assists in those games.
  • Drew Stafford’s goal tonight gives him five points (1+4) in his last five games against the Islanders.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano

Islanders forward John Tavares

Islanders forward Colin McDonald

Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic