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Post-Game Report: 11/2 vs. NY Islanders

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(10-3-0)
1 0 0 1 21
Sabres
(9-4-2)
0 0 0 0 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season.
  • The loss was Buffalo’s first regulation home loss this season, leaving Boston and Vancouver as the only teams not to lose a home game in regulation in 2019-20.
  • The Sabres were shut out for the first time since March 31 vs. Columbus.
  • Tonight’s game was the 50th 1-0 regular-season game in Sabres history. Buffalo is now 27-23 in those games, including two previous losses at home against the Islanders: Feb. 4 , 1990 and Dec. 31, 2002 (OT).
  • Carter Hutton made 20 saves on 21 shots, improving his save percentage to .928 while falling to 6-2-1 on the season.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Islanders
Varlamov W 0 27
Sabres Hutton L 1 21
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Islanders Varlamov 5-2-0 .929 2.14
Sabres Hutton 6-2-1 .928 2.09

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Islanders head coach Barry Trotz

Islanders forward Derick Brassard

Islanders forward Cole Bardreau

Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov

Post-Game Report: 10/14 vs. Dallas

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Stars
(1-5-1)
0 0 0 0 25
Sabres
(5-0-1)
0 2 2 4 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s win gives the Sabres wins in each of their first four home games of the season for the first time since 2006-07.
  • The Sabres have gone 5-0-1 through six games this season, earning 11 of 12 possible points. It’s the team’s best record through six games since they posted an identical 5-0-1 record through their first six games of the 2008-09 season.
  • Buffalo’s 4-0 win marked the largest winning margin the Sabres have recorded against the Stars franchise since a 6-2 win on March 9, 1988 at Minnesota.
    • It also marked the Sabres’ fourth-ever shutout against the Stars franchise and the first since a 5-0 win on Dec. 8, 1974 at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium.
  • Carter Hutton’s shutout was the 12th of his career and his first as a member of the Sabres. He has now earned shutouts against 10 different NHL teams.
  • Hutton has now earned a win in five straight appearances dating back to last season.
  • With his fifth power-play goal of the season, Victor Olofsson became the first player in NHL history to score each of his first seven career goals with the man advantage.
  • Since he made his NHL debut on March 28, 2019 vs. Detroit, no NHL player has scored more power-play goals than Olofsson’s seven in 12 games played.
  • With their goals today, Jeff Skinner (4+1) and Marcus Johansson (3+2) each have five points in their last five games.
  • Henri Jokiharju earned an assist on Skinner’s goal to record his first point as a Buffalo Sabre.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Todays’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Stars Bishop L .818 4.00
Sabres Hutton W 1.000 0.00
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Stars Bishop 1-3-1 .895 2.78
Sabres Hutton 4-0-0 .931 1.74

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Stars head coach Jim Montgomery

Stars forward Alexander Radulov

Stars forward Jamie Benn

Stars forward Andrew Cogliano

Post-Game Report: 10/9 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(1-0-2)
2 0 2 0 4 27
Sabres
(3-0-1)
1 2 1 1 5 39

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won their first two home games for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
  • With his goal tonight, Victor Olofsson has now scored in each of Buffalo’s last three games, tying James Neal for the NHL lead with four power-play goals this season.
  • Each of Olofsson’s six career goals have come on the man advantage. He has tied an NHL record by becoming the fourth player in NHL history to score each of his first six goals on the power play, joining Craig Norwich, Sylvain Turgeon and Jeff Norton.
  • With two power-play goals tonight, the Sabres have scored multiple power-play tallies in three straight games for the first time since March 4 to 7, 2009.
  • With two assists tonight, Rasmus Dahlin now has points in each of the Sabres’ first four games. His seven points (1+6) are currently tied for third-most in the league.
  • Dahlin’s four-game point streak is the third-longest streak by a teenage defensemen to open a season in NHL history. He now sits one game shy of tying his career-high five-game point streak, a feat he achieved last season from Jan. 8 to Jan. 16, recording six points (1+5) during that span.
  • Jack Eichel recorded his first four-point game of the season with two goals and two assists. It is the sixth game of his career with at least four points and his first since Dec. 16, 2018 at Boston.
  • Jeff Skinner’s goal tonight gives him at least a point in three straight games (3+1).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canadiens
Kinkaid L .872 4.93
Sabres Hutton W .852 3.92
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Kinkaid 0-0-1 .872 4.93
Sabres Hutton 3-0-0 .908 2.32

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Joel Armia

Canadiens forward Nate Thompson

Canadiens defenseman Ben Chiarot

Canadiens goaltender Keith Kinkaid

Marcus Johansson Introductory Conference Call

SABRES, JOHANSSON AGREE TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 6, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year contract with an AAV of $4.5 million.

Johansson (6’1”, 205 lbs., 10/6/1990) split time between the New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins in 2018-19, where he recorded 30 points (13+17) in 58 combined games. He added a career-high 11 points (4+7) in 22 playoff games for the Bruins during their Stanley Cup Final run.

A nine-year NHL veteran, Johansson has recorded 334 points (120+214) in 588 career games and added 41 points (13+28) in 94 career playoff contests. He has appeared in the playoffs in all but one of his NHL seasons since being drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round (24th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft.

Internationally, Johansson has represented his country in three major tournaments. The Landskrona, Sweden native captained his country to a bronze medal at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship after being a member of the squad that took home a silver medal at the 2009 World Juniors. He also played for Team Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia