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Post-Game Report: 10/8 vs. Vegas

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Golden Knights
(1-2-0)
0 1 1 2 37
Sabres
(2-1-0)
1 3 0 4 17

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s win improved the Sabres to 1-0-2 against the Golden Knights all-time.
  • Carter Hutton stopped 35 shots today to improve to 2-0-0 against Vegas with a .957 save percentage and a 1.50 goals-against average in those games.
  • With his goals today, Jack Eichel now has tallies in consecutive contests and four points (3+1) in three games this season.
    • Dating back to last season, Eichel has 14 points (6+8) in his last 10 games.
  • The game was Eichel’s 16th career multi-goal game. The Sabres are 12-3-1 in those games.
  • Sam Reinhart and Conor Sheary recorded the assists on Eichel’s second goal. Reinhart now has an assist in consecutive games and Sheary has three points (2+1) in his last two contests.
  • With his goal today, Jason Pominville now has three points (1+2) in three career games against Vegas.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Golden Knights
Fleury L .765 4.13
Sabres Hutton W .946 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Golden Knights Fleury 1-2-0 .841 3.93
Sabres Hutton 2-1-0 .943 2.06

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty

Golden Knights forward Jonathan Marchessault

Golden knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Post-Game Report: 3/10 vs. Vegas

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Golden Knights
(44-19-5)
0 0 1 0 1 2 34
Sabres
(22-35-12)
0 0 1 0 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s loss dropped the Sabres to 13-4-1 all-time in the first home game against teams that joined the league via expansion after 1970.
  • With his goal today, Justin Bailey, who had five points (4+1) in his last five games in Rochester (AHL) before being recalled, now has three goals in eight NHL games this season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s 27 faceoff wins today fell two shy of his franchise-record 29 on Feb. 11 vs. Colorado. He is now on pace to break the NHL single-season faceoff win record (faceoff stats have been recorded since 1997-98).
    • O’Reilly now has 10 games as a member of the Sabres with more than 21 wins, breaking the franchise single-game record previously shared by Curtis Brown and Michael Peca.
    • O’Reilly’s faceoff win percentage of 81.8 percent today tied the third-best percentage of his career.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Golden Knights
Fleury W .969 0.92
Sabres Lehner O .971 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Golden Knights
Fleury 24-9-3 .930 2.16
Sabres Lehner 14-24-9 .911 2.91

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Justin Bailey

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant

Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland

Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Post-Game Report: 11/19 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(11-4-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 47
Sabres
(6-8-4)
1 0 0 0 1 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s Sabres win broke a nine-game losing streak against Pittsburgh. Buffalo’s last win against the Penguins took place on April 23, 2013.
  • The Sabres improved to 4-0-2 when leading after the first period and 5-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • With 46 saves tonight, Anders Nilsson has improved to 2-1-2 with a .951 save percentage and a 1.74 goals-against average on the season.
    • As of the end of the game, Nilsson’s .951 save percentage ranked him third in the NHL among goaltenders with at least 120 minutes played, behind only Andrei Vasilevskiy (.953) and Devan Dubnyk (.952).
    • The 46 saves were two shy of his career-high mark (48, 10/13/15 at Dallas).
    • In his last three games, Nilsson is 2-0-1 with a .976 save percentage and a 0.97 goals-against average.
  • William Carrier’s goal was the first goal and point of his NHL career.
  • Taylor Fedun, who assisted on Carrier’s goal, now has an assist in each of his last three NHL games, dating back to Jan. 15, 2016.
  • With tonight’s shootout-winner, Cal O’Reilly has improved to 6-for-13 (46.2%) in his NHL career, including three game-deciding goals.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury O .970 0.92
Sabres Nilsson W .979 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury 6-3-3 .908 3.11
Sabres Nilsson 2-1-2 .951 1.74

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward William Carrier

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Post-Game Report: 2/21 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(30-20-8)
1 2 1 4 31
Sabres
(24-29-7)
1 0 2 3 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the eighth of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres this season; the next will be on Saturday, March 5 vs. Minnesota.
  • The Sabres went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill tonight, improving to 57-for-62 (91.9) in their last 21 games, dating back to Jan. 5 vs. FLA. The team has killed each of its 18 penalties in the last four games.
  • Zach Bogosian scored his first power-play goal since Dec. 31, 2011.
    • Mark Pysyk’s assist on the goal was his first power-play point since an assist on Nov. 15, 2013.
  • Bogosian (2+1) recorded his 24th career multi-point game (last: Jan. 16 vs. WSH) and fourth career three-point game (last: March 30, 2012 at CAR), and Brian Gionta (1+1) recorded his 113th (last: Jan. 12 at MIN).
  • Pysyk now has four assists in five career games against the Penguins.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward Scott Wilson

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fluery