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Post-Game Report: 12/15 vs. Carolina

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(13-11-3)
0 1 3 1 5 34
Sabres
(8-18-7)
0 1 3 0 4 41

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Jack Eichel’s four-point game (3+1) tied his career high and marked the second time in his career he’s recorded four points in a game (last: Dec. 16, 2015 at Boston). His third goal came on his 11th shot of the game, setting a new career high.
    • Eichel now has nine points (4+5) in his last seven games.
  • Eichel’s first career hat trick marked the first by a Sabre since Sam Reinhart on Jan. 10, 2016 at Winnipeg and the first and the Sabres’ first hat trick in Buffalo since Thomas Vanek on April 5, 2011 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • Jake McCabe recorded a career-best three points (1+2) tonight. It was McCabe’s fourth career multi-point game and his third of the season.
  • Evander Kane tied his career high with three assists, earning his third three-point night of the season.
  • Kane now has 21 points (8+13) in his last 21 games against the Hurricanes and eight points (2+6) in his last seven games overall.
  • The Sabres had three players with at least three points in the same game for the first time since Jan. 31, 2013 vs. Boston (Cody Hodgson, Jason Pominville, Thomas Vanek).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward W .902 3.86
Sabres Johnson O .853 4.82

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward 6-2-1 .906 3.06
Sabres Johnson 1-5-3 .880 3.76

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres Jake McCabe, Evander Kane and Jack Eichel

Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal

Hurricanes forward Derek Ryan

Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin

Post-Game Report: 12/22 vs. CAR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(14-11-7)
2 0 1 3 34
Sabres
(12-12-8)
0 1 0 1 23

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres failed to record a point against the Hurricanes for the first time since Jan. 8, 2015, ending a 4-0-1 run against Carolina.
  • The Hurricanes snapped a four-game losing streak in Buffalo, getting their first road win against the Sabres since Jan. 23, 2014.
  • With his goal tonight, Johan Larsson now has a point in each of his last three home games (2+1).
  • Marcus Foligno’s assist on Larsson’s goal has extended his point streak against the Hurricanes to four games (1+3).
  • Robin Lehner posted a .939 save percentage tonight, topping the .920 mark for the third consecutive game.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward W .957 1.00
Sabres Lehner L .939 2.04

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward 11-8-6 .917 2.25
Sabres Lehner 7-10-5 .921 2.45

Post-Game Audio

Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes forward Eric Staal

Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk

Hurricanes defenseman Ron Hainsey