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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 on 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

Post-Game Report: 11/28 vs. MTL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(16-7-1)
0 0 1 1 31
Sabres
(7-14-2)
1 0 1 2 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have points in five straight divisional matchups  (3-0-2) for the first time since they had points in six in a row from Feb. 26 to March 23, 2013.
  • Buffalo’s win broke a six-game losing streak against Montreal, but the Sabres have now gone 6-0-1 in their last seven matchups with the Canadiens that came as part of a home-and-home series, including wins in the last five.
    • A win tomorrow night would complete the Sabres’ third straight sweep of a home-and-home against the Habs. The last two came in Nov. 2007 and April 2006.
  • Jhonas Enroth made 30 saves tonight and now has a .959 save percentage and a 1.37 goals-against average in his last four games.
    • Judging by save percentage, this is the second-best four-game stretch of his career, trailing only his .963 mark from Nov.2  to Nov. 11, 2011.
  • Enroth hasn’t allowed an even-strength goal in his last 268:35 on the ice. His even-strength save percentage of .936 this season ranks seventh in the league among goaltenders with at least 10 games played.
  • Drew Stafford missed the second and third periods with a lower-body injury.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien

Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty

Canadiens forward P.A. Parenteau

Canadiens forward Eric Tangradi

Canadiens defenseman Bryan Allen

Canadiens goaltender Carey Price