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Post-Game Report: 2/1 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Panthers
(21-22-6)
3 0 1 4 32
Sabres
(14-28-9)
1 1 0 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight. Since Jan. 1, the Sabres have 12 goals on 44 power-play opportunities (27.3%).
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s goal gives him 16 points (10+6) in his last 16 games against the Panthers. Overall, he now has 10 points (5+5) in his last 10 games.
    • O’Reilly has totaled 10 points (3+7) in his last 10 home games, dating back to Dec. 12 vs. Ottawa.
  • With his assist on O’Reilly’s goal, Sam Reinhart now has eight points (3+5) in his last seven games.
  • Kyle Okposo, who also assisted on O’Reilly’s goal, now has 15 points (4+11) in his last 15 games and 14 points (3+11) in his last 14 home games.
  • Zemgus Girgensons scored his fifth career shorthanded goal.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri W .938 2.00
Sabres Johnson L .875 4.02

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri 2-3-0 .905 3.42
Sabres Johnson 2-9-3 .884 3.67

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Panthers head coach Bob Boughner

Panthers forward Colton Sceviour

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

Panthers goaltender Harri Sateri

Post-Game Report: 3/27 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Panthers
(33-31-11)
0 2 0 2 32
Sabres
(32-32-12)
2 2 0 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres are now 8-1-1 in their last nine games against Atlantic Division opponents, including a 4-0-1 record at KeyBank Center. It is the team’s best 10-game stretch against divisional opponents since the 2010-11 season.
  • Brian Gionta appeared in his 1,000th NHL game tonight, becoming the 312th NHL player (23rd active player) to play in 1,000 games. He is also the 43rd American player to reach the milestone and the 10th player to do so as a member of the Sabres.
    • With his goal, Gionta became the third Sabres player to score in his 1,000th NHL game, joining Gilbert Perreault (1/29/1984 vs. Pittsburgh) and Phil Russell (3/12/1986 at Chicago).
  • With his goal, Ryan O’Reilly now has 15 points (6+9) in his last 13 games against the Panthers.
    • Dating back to Nov. 11, O’Reilly now has 29 points (10+19) in his last 29 games at KeyBank Center.
  • Jack Eichel’s two-assist night gives him 34points (11+23) in 26 games since his last two-game stretch without a point, from Jan. 31 and Feb. 2.
    • Eichel now has 32 assists in 55 games this season, tying last year’s total in 26 fewer games.
  • Zach Bogosian now has five career goals against Florida, his highest total against any NHL team.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers
Reimer
Berra
L
ND
.818
1.000
6.83
0.00
Sabres Lehner W .938 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers
Reimer
Berra
16-15-5
0-1-0
.917
.907
2.58
2.24
Sabres Lehner 22-23-8 .922 2.63

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Panthers head coach Tom Rowe

Panthers forward Reilly Smith

Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

Post-Game Report: 10/29 vs. FLA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Panthers
(3-4-1)
0 0 0 0 33
Sabres
(2-3-2)
1 1 1 3 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Anders Nilsson made 33 saves today to earn his second career shutout (last: 24 saves, March 4, 2012 vs. New Jersey).
    • The shutout was Buffalo’s first since Feb. 19 at Columbus (4-0) and the team’s first at home since Dec. 17, 2015 vs. Anaheim (3-0).
    • Nilsson becomes the 23rd goaltender in franchise history to record a shutout.
  • With his assist on Kyle Okposo’s goal, Rasmus Ristolainen now leads the Sabres with seven points and finished the game tied for second in the NHL with seven assists this season.
    • At the conclusion of today’s game, Ristolainen‘s six power-play points this season tied him with  Claude Giroux and Phil Kessel for most in the NHL.
  • Okposo now has a point in nine of his last 11 games against the Panthers (4+5), including a goal in each of the last two.
  • With a goal and an assist today, Sam Reinhart now has five points (4+1) in his last four games against Florida. Ristolainen’s assist gives him five assists in his last five games against Florida.
  • Matt Moulson tallied his fifth power-play point (assist) of the season, tying him for third-most power-play points in the league as of the end of the game.
  • With Vincent Trocheck’s unsuccessful penalty shot, the Sabres have now allowed 21 goals on 62 regular-season penalty shots in franchise history.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Florida Luongo L .880 3.01
Buffalo Nilsson W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Florida Luongo 3-3-0 .910 2.33
Buffalo Nilsson 1-1-1 .938 1.95

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson

Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant

Panthers forward Scott Thornton

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

Post-Game Report: 3/14 vs. NYR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Rangers
(43-17-7)
0 0 2 2  33
Sabres
(19-43-6)
0 0 0 0  20

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Anders Lindback appeared in his 100th NHL game tonight.
  • Lindback stopped 31 of 32 Rangers shots tonight, logging a season-best .969 save percentage. Since joining the Sabres on Feb. 11, Lindback has recorded a .925 save percentage and a 2.68 goals-against average.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen led all skaters with a career-high ice time of 28:36. His previous high was 27:53 on Dec. 23, 2014 at DET.
  • With the victory, the Rangers have earned their first-ever four-game winning streak in Buffalo. The Sabres have lost seven straight games to the Rangers for the first time since March 23, 1971 to March 2, 1972.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres goaltender Anders Lindback

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault

Rangers forward Keith Yandle

Rangers defenseman Marc Staal

Rangers goaltender Mackenzie Skapski

Post-Game Report: 12/23 vs. PHX

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Coyotes
(19-10-7)
0 1 0 0 1 37
Sabres
(10-24-3)
0 0 1 1 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won three straight home games for the first time since they won five in a row from Feb. 19 to March 12, 2012.
  • The Sabres are now 4-0-1 in their last five home games, getting points in five straight for the first time since they went 3-0-2 from March 2 to March 30, 2013.
  • Ryan Miller has improved to 5-0-0 in five career starts against the Coyotes, with a .966 save percentage and a 0.98 goals against average.
  • Miller is 4-1-0 in his last five starts, with a .958 save percentage and a 1.37 goals against average.
  • The Sabres dressed only 16 skaters tonight. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the team last iced 16 or fewer skaters on Jan. 7, 1981 vs. Quebec (5-1 Sabres win), when they dressed 17 skaters, but only 15 saw the ice.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett

Coyotess forward Keith Yandle

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith