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Post-Game Report: 4/8 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Red Wings
(38-27-14)
0 1 3 4 37
Sabres
(21-49-9)
0 1 1 2 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Zemgus Girgensons logged his first career two-goal night, scoring his seventh and eighth goals of the season, while leading all Sabres forwards with a TOI of 18:11.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s first goal, Mike Weber has recorded points in consecutive games for the first time since Feb. 28, 2013 at FLA and March 2, 2013 vs. NJD.
  • Cody Hodgson tallied two assists tonight and has now recorded consecutive multi-point games for the second time in his career (last: March 19, 2012 at TBL and March 21, 2012 vs. MTL.
  • Hodgson now has seven points (3+4) in his last six games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cody Hodgson

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett

Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock

Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith

Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard

Post-Game Report: 3/29 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(41-24-9)
2 0 1 1 4 33
Sabres
(20-45-9)
2 0 1 0 3 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Cody Hodgson has 10 points (4+6) in nine career games against the Lightning.
  • Cory Conacher was credited with the Sabres’ third goal, which came on a delayed hooking penalty to Conacher when a Lightning pass was deflected down the ice and into the empty Tampa Bay net.
  • According to Elias Sports Bureau, Conacher is the first player to score a goal on his own delayed penalty since Viktor Tikhonov (PHX) did so on 3/21/09 vs. Vancouver. He is the second player to score on a delayed penalty this season; the other was Boyd Gordon (EDM) on 1/12/14 at Chicago.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen and Johan Larsson each tallied an assist tonight, and both now have points in consecutive games for the first time in their careers.
  • Ristolainen logged 24:45 of ice time, topping his previous career high of 21:54. Only Christian Ehrhoff (26:06) had a higher TOI for either team.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cory Conacher

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning forward Ryan Callahan

Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop

SABRES RECALL MATT HACKETT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 17, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis.

Hackett (3/7/90, 6’2″, 171 lbs) joins the Sabres for the first time since being acquired by the club in a trade with the Minnesota Wild in 2013. While in the Wild organization, Hackett played in 13 NHL games over the course of the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons, recording a 3-7-0 record with a .914 SV% and 2.64 goals-against average.

In 2013-14, Hackett has appeared in 33 games for the Amerks, compiling a 13-17-2 record and registering a .898 SV% and a 3.07 goals-against average. The London, Ontario native was drafted by Minnesota in the third round (77th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and signed a one-year NHL contract with the Sabres in July 2013.