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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: 3/16 vs. MTL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(33-32-6)
0 2 0 1 3 22
Sabres
(28-33-10)
1 0 1 0 2 43

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With Montreal’s win, the road team has now won 11 of the last 16 matchups between the Sabres and Canadiens.
  • Zach Bogosian (goal tonight) now has 10 points (4+6) in his last 12 games.
    • Bogosian also has a point in each of his last three games against the Canadiens (1+2).
  • With an assist in his return to the lineup, Ryan O’Reilly now has 10 assists in his last 10 games played, dating back to Feb. 3 at Montreal.
    • O’Reilly’s assist gave him 11 points (4+7) in 11 career games against the Canadiens.
  • With his goal, Marcus Foligno now has goals in consecutive games and six points (4+2) in his last six games against the Canadiens.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien

Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov

Canadiens defenseman Greg Pateryn

Canadiens goaltender Ben Scrivens

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: 10/23 vs. MTL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canadiens
(8-0-0)
1 3 3 7 26
Sabres
(2-5-0)
0 2 0 2 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s loss drops the Sabres to 14-7-2 in their last 23 games against the Canadiens.
  • With a power play goal tonight, Ryan O’Reilly has seven points (4+3) in eight career games against the Canadiens, including a goal in each of his last two games against Montreal.
  • With his goal, Matt Moulson now has 13 points (10+3) in his last 14 games against the Canadiens.
  • Cody Franson recorded his first two points (0+2) of the season tonight, his first multi-point game since Jan. 9, 2015 vs. CBJ (0+2).
  • After going 13-for-21 in the faceoff circle tonight, O’Reilly ranked third in the league with 156 faceoffs taken at the conclusion of tonight’s game. His overall faceoff percentage (57.7%) ranked 15th in the league among players with at least 50 faceoffs taken this season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien

Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher

Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov

Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban

Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon

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