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Post-Game Report: 2/4 vs. Colorado

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
2 4 0 6 27
1 0 0 1 24

Game Summary

Event Summary


Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Sam Reinhart has now totaled 14 points (7+7) in the Sabres’ last 14 contests, including at least a point in 10 of the last 12.
  • Reinhart is producing at a point-per-game rate through 27 home games this season (13+14). He has now totaled 16 points (7+9) in his last 13 games at KeyBank Center, including five multi-point outings.
  • Jake McCabe assisted on Reinhart’s goal and now has three points (1+2) in his last three games against the Avalanche.
  • Jack Eichel’s assist gives him points in each of the Sabres’ last four games (3+1). He now has 42 points (23+19) in 27 home games this season.
  • Jonas Johansson made 13 saves in relief tonight, logging a .929 save percentage in his NHL debut.


Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Grubauer W 1 24
Sabres Hutton
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Avalanche Grubauer 15-11-4 .909 2.84
Sabres Hutton


Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres forward Conor Sheary

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Sabres goaltender Jonas Johansson

Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar

Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri

Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky


The Buffalo Sabres have recalled goaltender Jonas Johansson from the Rochester Americans (AHL).


  • Joins the Sabres for his first career recall to the NHL.
  • Represented the Rochester Americans at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic in Ontario, California on Monday.
  • Ranks third in the AHL with a 2.19 goals-against average and ranks fifth with a .925 save percentage in 2019-20.
  • Represented Sweden at the 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship and won a silver medal at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship.


BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 23, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Eric Cornel, Vaclav Karabacek, Stevie Moses and Kevin Porter, defensemen Brycen Martin, Casey Nelson and Devante Stephens, and goaltenders Jason Kasdorf, Jonas Johansson and Adam Wilcox, to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

**An updated training camp roster can be found here.**

The Sabres now have 36 players (21 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.


BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 31, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed goaltender Jonas Johansson to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Johansson (6’4”, 205 lbs., 9/19/1995) appeared in seven games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) at the end of the 2016-17 season, compiling a 3-3-1 record with a 2.85 goals-against average.

Buffalo’s third-round pick (61st overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft, Johansson spent three seasons with Almtuna of Sweden’s second professional league prior to joining the Americans last season. In those three seasons, Johansson registered a 47-38 record with a 2.36 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage. Dating back to 2013-14, he has also appeared in eight games in Sweden’s top professional league for Brynäs (SHL).


Three second-round selections highlight busy day for Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 28, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres selected eight players on the second day of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, including three in the second round. After taking winger Brendan Lemieux with the 31st overall pick, Buffalo traded pick 39 to Washington in exchange for the Capitals’ 44th and 74th picks this year.

The Sabres’ first second-round selection, Lemieux (6’0”, 206 lbs., 3/15/95) has played two seasons with the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Last season, Lemieux finished tied for third on Barrie with 53 points (27+26) and led the club with 145 penalty minutes. The son of four-time Stanley Cup champion and 1995 Conn Smythe Trophy winner Claude Lemieux, he also played for Canada’s gold-medal winning team at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, scoring in the championship game versus the U.S.

With the 44th overall picks, the Sabres selected center Eric Cornel. Cornel (6’2”, 186 lbs., 4/11/96) has played two seasons with Peterborough of the OHL, appearing in 131 games and registering 78 points (29+49). During the 2013-14 season, Cornel finished third in team scoring with 62 points (25+37) in 68 games. The Peterborough native recorded two five-point games during 2013-14 and notched three assists in five games for Team Ontario at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Five picks later, with the 49th overall selection, the Sabres picked left wing Vaclav Karabacek of the QMJHL. Karabacek (6’0”, 179 lbs., 5/2/96) played with the Gatineau Olympiques last season after being selected by the team (18th overall) in the 2013 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. He finished the season fifth in QMJHL rookie scoring with 47 points (21+26) in 65 games. A native of the Czech Republic, Karabacek was part of Team Czech Republic’s silver-medal winning team at the 2014 Under-18 World Championship, totaling six points (3+3) in seven games.

The Sabres’ first of two third-round selections, taken with the 61st overall pick, was Swedish goaltender Jonas Johansson. Johansson (6’4”, 187 lbs., 9/19/95) began playing with Brynas IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) in 2013-14, appearing in four games, recording a 2.32 GAA and .914 save percentage. Born in Gavle, Sweden, Johansson also won a silver medal while playing with Team Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championship.

With the 74th overall selection, the Sabres selected their only defenseman of the draft, choosing Swift Current (WHL) defenseman Brycen Martin. Martin (6’1”, 195 lbs., 5/9/1996) finished the 2013-14 WHL season ranked second among Swift Current defensemen with 37 points (6+31) in 72 games and was ranked 26th among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting. The Calgary, Alberta native led all defensemen with nine points (2+7) at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

The Sabres went with a pair of high school forwards with their next two picks, selecting left wing Maxwell Willman in the fifth round (121st overall) and center Christopher Brown in the sixth round (151st overall).

Willman (6’0”, 180 lbs., 2/13/1995) has committed to Brown University for the 2014-15 season after recording 44 points (21+23) in 25 games with Williston-Northampton in Massachusetts in 2013-14. Brown (6’0”, 179 lbs., 2/22/1996), who tallied 84 points (26+58) in 28 games for Cranbrook Kingswood in Michigan last season, will attend Boston College in 2015-16 after a spending the 2014-15 season with the Green Bay Gamblers (USHL).

The Sabres rounded out the draft with the selection of Swedish right wing Victor Olofsson in the seventh round (181st overall). Olofsson (5’11”, 177 lbs., 7/18/1995) recorded 53 points (32+21) in 44 regular-season games for MODO Jr. and appeared in 11 games for MODO (SHL) during the 2013-14 season.

Buffalo Sabres’ 2014 Draft Class:

Round (Overall) – Player (Pos) / Amateur team

1 (2) – Sam Reinhart (C) / Kootenay, WHL
2 (31) – Brendan Lemieux (LW) / Barrie, OHL
2 (44) – Eric Cornel (C) / Peterborough, OHL
2 (49) – Vaclav Karabacek (LW) / Gatineau, QMJHL
3 (61) – Jonas Johansson (G) / Brynas IF, Swedish Hockey League
3 (74) – Brycen Martin (D) / Swift Current, WHL
5 (121) – Maxwell Willman (LW) / Williston-Northampton, Mass. H.S.
6 (151) – Christopher Brown (C) / Cranbrook Kingswood, Mich. H.S.
7 (181) – Victor Olofsson (RW) / MODO Jr., SWE-Jr.