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Post-Game Report: 10/30 vs. PHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flyers
(4-4-2)
0 0 1 1 28
Sabres
(4-7-0)
1 1 1 3 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres now have three straight wins against the Flyers for the first time since Nov. 14, 2009 to March 5, 2010.
  • With his first NHL win tonight, Linus Ullmark (22 years, 92 days) became the youngest goaltender to earn a win for the Sabres since Mika Noronen (21 years, 111 days) on did so on Oct. 5, 2000 vs. Chicago.
  • With three points (1+2) tonight, Ryan O’Reilly extended his point streak to five games. During the streak, O’Reilly has posted 10 points (3+7), an even-strength corsi for percentage of 59.0% and a 61.0% faceoff percentage on 136 total faceoffs while averaging 21:34 of ice time per game.
  • O’Reilly led all skaters on either team with 26:03 of ice time tonight, seven seconds shy of his career high and the highest total since he logged 25:30 on April 9, 2015. He leads all NHL forwards with 21:32 per game this season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol

Flyers forward Claude Giroux

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek

Flyers defenseman  Mark Streit

Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth

SABRES ACQUIRE JOHNSON, DRAFT PICK FROM ISLANDERS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 2, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has acquired goaltender Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the New York Islanders in exchange for goaltender Michal Neuvirth.

Johnson (6’3”, 193 lbs., 6/10/86) signed a two-year contract with the Islanders in July 2014 and has appeared in 19 games for the team this season, posting an 8-8-1 record. In parts of five NHL seasons with the Islanders, Boston Bruins, Phoenix Coyotes and New York Rangers, Johnson has gone 28-14-7 in 56 games played, logging a .914 save percentage and a 2.41 goals-against average.

The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fifth round (125th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft.

Post-Game Report: 2/22 vs. NSH

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Predators
(40-13-7)
0 0 1 0 1 2 38
Sabres
(17-38-5)
0 1 0 0 0 1 17

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, Buffalo falls to 7-3 in the shootout this season (64-49 all-time).
  • The Sabres went 7-for-8 on the penalty kill tonight. It was the first time Buffalo has killed off seven penalties in a game since March 8, 2011 at PIT (7-for-7).
  • Michal Neuvirth stopped 37 of 38 shots tonight and is now 1-2-2 in the five games since the Sabres traded Jhonas Enroth to Dallas, logging a .951 save percentage and a 1.73 goals-against average in those games.
  • Neuvirth is now 2-0-1 in three career games against the Predators with a .959 save percentage and a 1.29 goals-against average.
  • With his assist tonight, Matt Moulson has extended his point streak to three games (1+2).
  • Zach Bogosian led all Sabres in ice time for the fifth straight game with a TOI of 28:07. Bogosian has averaged 28:08 of ice time in five games with the Sabres, logging seven shots, 26 hits and 16 blocked shots.
  • Andre Benoit skated a career-high 27:25.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Predators head coach Peter Laviolette

Predators forward Mike Ribeiro

Predators forward Cody Franson

Predators goaltender Carter Hutton

Post-Game Report: 2/20 vs. NYR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Rangers
(35-16-6)
1 2 0 3 43
Sabres
(17-38-4)
1 0 0 1 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Matt Moulson  scored 14 seconds into tonight’s game, marking the fastest Sabres goal to open a game since Tyler Ennis scored 10 seconds from the opening faceoff on Nov. 19, 2013 vs. STL.
  • Moulson’s goal was the 150th of his career, as well as his 300th NHL point.
  • Zach Bogosian led the Sabres in ice time for the fourth consecutive game with a TOI of 26:05. He has averaged 28:08 in his four games with Buffalo, logging seven shots, 24 hits and 13 blocked shots.
  • Mike Weber left tonight’s game with an upper-body injury after the first period.
  • MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Evander Kane will be available to the media at noon on Saturday in the First Niagara Center press conference room.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault

Rangers forward Rick Nash

Rangers forward Ryan McDonagh

Rangers defenseman Marc Staal

Rangers goaltender Mackenzie Skapski

Post-Game Report: 2/15 vs. PHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flyers
(24-22-10)
1 0 1 2 30
Sabres
(16-37-3)
0 1 0 1 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Nikita Zadorov now has seven points (1+6) in his last seven games played.
  • Zadorov’s goal was Buffalo’s first 5-on-3 goal since March 23, 2013, when Thomas Vanek opened the scoring in a 2-1 win at Montreal.
  • In his Sabres debut, Zach Bogosian led all skaters on either team with an ice time of 24:49. He became the first player to lead the team in time on ice in his Sabres debut since Jaroslav Spacek (22:58) on Oct. 4, 2006 at Carolina.
  • With 11 hits, Bogosian posted the highest hit total by a Sabres player since Steve Ott had 11 on Feb. 15, 2013 vs. Boston.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov

Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Flyers head coach Craig Berube

Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds

Flyers forward Claude Giroux

Flyers forward Michael Raffl

Flyers goaltender Ray Emery