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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: 10/5 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(1-0-0)
1 0 1 0 1 3 40
Sabres
(0-0-1)
1 1 0 0 0 2 45

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Buffalo had a franchise-record 10 players in the opening night lineup who weren’t on the team’s roster during the previous season.
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it’s the most new players an NHL team has had in its lineup since the 2011-12 Florida Panthers (11).
  • With two goals tonight, Jason Pominville now has nine points (7+2) in his last nine games against the Canadiens.
    • Pominville’s first goal gave him 457 career points as a member of the Sabres, breaking a tie with Miroslav Satan for 11th-most points in franchise history. He now trails Thomas Vanek by 39 points for 10th on the franchise list.
  • With Pominville’s goals, the Sabres have now had a newly-acquired player score in five of their last seven season-opening games.
  • Evander Kane’s assist onĀ Pominville’s second goal gave him eight points (2+6) in his last eight games against Montreal.
  • Kane finished the night with 11 shots on goal, tying his career high (3x) and logging the most shots by a Sabre since his last 11-shot game on March 5, 2017 at Pittsburgh.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canadiens
Price W .956 1.85
Sabres Lehner O .950 1.85

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Price 1-0-0 .956 1.85
Sabres Lehner 0-0-1 .950 1.85

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin

Canadiens defenseman Victor Mete

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price

Post-Game Report: 4/5 vs. Montreal

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(46-25-9)
0 0 1 1 32
Sabres
(33-35-12)
1 1 0 2 30

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 26-15-6 all-time in the final home game of the season.
  • Jack Eichel’s first-period assist gave him career-high totals in assists (33) and points (57) in 22 fewer games than he played in 2015-16.
  • With his assist on Tyler Ennis’ goal, Evander Kane now has seven points (2+5) in his last seven games against the Canadiens.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s assist tonight gives him eight points (1+7) in eight games against Montreal since joining the Sabres.
  • Injury Update: Marcus Foligno left tonight’s game with a knee injury.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canadiens
Price L .933 2.04
Sabres Lehner W .969 1.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canadiens Price 37-19-5 .924 2.20
Sabres Lehner 23-25-8 .920 2.67

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher

Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec

Canadiens defenseman Nathan Beaulieu

Post-Game Report: 10/13 vs. MTL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(1-0-0)
1 1 2 4 24
Sabres
(0-1-0)
0 0 1 1 31

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 24-18-4 all-time in season-openers, including a 3-1-2 in season-openers against the Canadiens.
    • Buffalo is 17-9-4 all-time when opening the season at home.
  • The road team has now won 12 of the last 17 matchups between Buffalo and Montreal.
  • With his goal tonight, Matt Moulson now has a point in each of his last three games (2+1) dating back to last season and four goals in his last seven regular-season contests.
  • Injury update: Evander Kane has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation and precautionary measures.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Montreal Montoya W .968 1.00
Buffalo Lehner L .833 4.14

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Montreal Montoya 1-0-0 .968 1.00
Buffalo Lehner 0-1-0 .833 4.14

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher

Canadiens forward Artturi Lehkonen

Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber

Canadiens goaltender Al Montoya

Post-Game Report: 2/12 vs. MTL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(27-25-4)
1 3 0 4 30
Sabres
(22-28-6)
2 3 1 6 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s win improved the Sabres to 5-4-1 in the second game of a back-to-back set this season.
  • With a career-high three points (2+1) tonight, Marcus Foligno logged his 15th career multi-point game and his sixth career two-goal game.
    • 11 of Foligno’s 15 multi-point games have come at home.
    • Foligno scored the Sabres’ first penalty shot goal since March 13, 2014 at CAR (Tyler Ennis) and the first in a home game since Dec. 29, 2009 vs. PIT (Drew Stafford).
  • With two goals tonight, Evander Kane now has six points (5+1) in his last five home games, including at least a goal in each of the last three.
  • Ryan O’Reilly tallied two assists tonight. He now has seven assists in his last six games and 10 points (4+6) in 10 career games against the Canadiens.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward Sven Andrighetto

Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban