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Post-Game Report: 11/27 vs. Calgary

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(12-12-4)
1 0 1 1 3 29
Sabres
(11-10-4)
0 1 1 0 2 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Jimmy Vesey’s second-period tally was the first shorthanded point of his career. He now has a point in each of his last three games (2+1).
    • The goal was Buffalo’s first shorthanded marker since Zach Bogosian scored in Chicago on March 7, 2019.
  • Rasmus Asplund recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Vesey’s goal.

    • Asplund became just the fourth player in Sabres history to record his first NHL point while shorthanded, joining Gary McAdam (10/16/75 vs. CHI), Daren Puppa (12/9/87 at CHI) and Ryan Miller (3/16/06 vs. TOR).
  • Victor Olofsson’s goal tonight extended his point streak to a career-high five games (2+3). He now has nine points (3+6) in his last 10 games.
  • Jack Eichel, who recorded the primary assist on Olofsson’s goal, now has at least a point in each of his last seven games (6+6).
  • Brandon Montour appeared in his 200th NHL game tonight.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Flames
Rittich W 2 36
Sabres Ullmark O 3 29
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flames Rittich 11-7-4 .913 2.76
Sabres Ullmark 5-5-2 .914 2.92

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Rasmus Asplund

Sabres forward Jimmy Vesey

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Flames Associate Coach Geoff Ward

Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk

Flames forward Elias Lindholm

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

Post-Game Report: 10/30 vs. Calgary

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(7-5-1)
0 0 1 1 2 38
Sabres
(6-4-2)
1 0 0 0 1 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s overtime loss extended the Sabres’ point streak to five games (3-0-2) for the first time since the team had points in nine straight games (7-0-2) from March 10 to 27, 2012.
  • The Sabres finished October with a 6-4-2 record (.583). It was the team’s best opening month since the 2011-12 season (6-4-0) and the team’s best full month since March 2016 (7-4-4).
  • With his goal, Jack Eichel has scored in three straight matchups with the Flames and has recorded 12 points (4+8) in his last 11 games overall.
  • Jason Pominville’s assist on Eichel’s goal was his 500th point as a member of the Sabres. Pominville is now tied with Danny Gare for the ninth-most points in franchise history.
    • Pominville’s assist also extended his point streak to five games (4+5), marking his first five-game point streak since Feb. 4 to 12, 2017.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flames Rittich W .966 0.98
Sabres Hutton O .947 1.91

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flames Rittich 3-1-0 .939 2.08
Sabres Hutton 4-4-1 .910 2.94

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Flames head coach Bill Peters

Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

Flames goaltender David Rittich

Post-Game Report: 11/21 vs. CGY

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(8-12-1)
1 0 1 2 31
Sabres
(7-8-4)
0 3 1 4 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With points in their last 13 home games against Calgary (11-0-2), the Sabres have broken their series-record for most consecutive home games against the Flames with a point.
    • The Sabres are now 17-3-2 in their last 22 home games against the Flames, with the last regulation home loss coming on March 15, 1996.
  • The home team has now won 18 of the last 20 games between these teams, dating back to the 1999-00 season. The Flames’ last win in Buffalo was on Dec. 14, 2013.
  • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Buffalo’s three goals in a span of 1:41 in the second period were the team’s quickest three goals since the Sabres scored three in 1:08 vs. BOS (4/3/1998).
    • The franchise record for fastest three goals is 39 seconds (Pat LaFontaine, Wayne Presley and Donald Audette, 3/22/1992 at Chicago)
  • The Sabres scored three power-play goals for the first time since Oct. 12, 2015 vs. Columbus.
  • Kyle Okposo’s power-play goal was Buffalo’s first 5-on-3 goal since Nikita Zadorov’s goal on Feb. 15, 2015 against Philadelphia.
    • With his a goal and an assist tonight, Okposo now has 10 points (2+8) in his last nine games against the Flames.
  • Matt Moulson’s goal ties him with Shea Weber for the NHL lead with six power-play goals this season.
  • Marcus Foligno’s goal gives him six points (4+2) in five game games against Calgary since the beginning of the 2014-15 season.
  • Taylor Fedun (two assists tonight) has an assist in all three of his NHL games this season and assists in four straight NHL games, going back to last season.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s assist on Okposo’s goal gives him six points (4+2) in his last four games against the Flames.
  • With his goal, Johan Larsson now has a point in each of his last three games against the Flames (2+1).
  • Evander Kane (assist tonight) now has eight points (3+6) in eight career games against Calgary.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flames
Elliott L .875 4.11
Sabres Lehner W .935 2.01

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flames
Elliott 3-9-0 .882 3.42
Sabres Lehner 5-7-2 .920 2.49

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan

Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk

Flames forward Michael Frolik

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

Post-Game Report: 3/3 vs. CGY

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(26-34-4)
0 2 1 3 29
Sabres
(26-31-8)
0 3 3 6 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 16-3-2 in their last 21 home games against the Flames, with the last regulation loss coming on March 15, 1996.
    • Tonight’s win extended Buffalo’s point streak against Calgary to 13 straight home games (10-0-2), tying the longest such streak in Sabres-Flames history.
  • The Sabres are now 7-5-2 against the Pacific Division this season, the team’s best record against any division.
    • The Sabres are 8-4-2 in their last 14 games against the Western Conference, including a 5-2-1 record in their last eight games against the Pacific Division.
  • With his second career three-point game (last: Feb. 12, 2016 vs. MTL), Marcus Foligno now has seven points (4+3) in his last five home games.
  • Jack Eichel and Evander Kane each scored their 18 goals of the season, tying them with Sam Reinhart for the team lead.
    • If either Eichel or Reinhart finishes the season with the team lead, he will be the first Sabres rookie to lead the team in goals since Ray Sheppard did so in the 1987-88 season.
  • With two assists tonight, Zach Bogosian now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Flames head coach Bob Hartley

Flames forward Garnet Hathaway

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano

Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton

Post-Game Report: 12/11 vs. CGY

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(17-11-2)
0 2  1 3  45
Sabres
(11-16-2)
0 2 2 4  19

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres have won four straight home games for the first time since they won five in a row from Dec. 17, 2013 to Jan. 4, 2014.
  • The win improved the Sabres to 15-3-2 in their last 20 home games against the Flames, with the last regulation loss coming on March 15, 1996.
  • With two goals tonight, Matt Moulson has six goals in his last five games against the Flames.
  • In his last nine games, Jhonas Enroth has compiled a 7-2-0 record, with a .944 save percentage and a 1.93 goals-against average.
  • With his assist on the Sabres’ second goal, Drew Stafford now has a point in each of his three games (1+2) since returning from a lower-body injury.
  • With his team-high ninth goal of the season in his 29th game tonight, Zemgus Girgensons has already topped his eight-goal output from his 70-game rookie season last year.
  • Tyler Ennis tied his career high with three points (0+3), picking up his team-high fifth multi-point game of the season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Flames head coach Bob Hartley

Flames forward Joe Colborne

Flames defenseman TJ Brodie

Flames defenseman Mark Giordano