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Post-Game Report: 10/11 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Panthers
(1-2-1)
0 0 2 0 0 2 43
Sabres
(4-0-1)
0 1 1 0 1 3 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres are 4-0-1 through five games. It’s the first time Buffalo has started a season with points in five straight games since the team went 4-0-1 through its first five games of the 2009-10 season.
  • Buffalo has also begun the season with wins in each of the team’s first three home games for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
  • The Sabres went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill tonight. They have now killed each of their last six penalties.
  • Linus Ullmark, who earned the shootout win tonight, has the sixth-best career shootout save percentage (15-for-18, .833) of any NHL goaltender with at least 15 shots faced in shootouts.
  • With his goal tonight, Johan Larsson now has a point in each of his last two games against the Panthers.
  • Zemgus Girgensons notched two assists tonight to record the 19th two-point game of his career. He now has three assists in his last two games against Florida.
  • With primary assists on both of the team’s goals tonight, Kyle Okposo registered his first two-assist game since Nov. 19 at Pittsburgh.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers Bobrovsky OTL .938 1.90
Sabres Ullmark W .953 1.85
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers Bobrovsky 1-2-1 .882 3.87
Sabres Ullmark 1-0-1 .931 2.86

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Casey Mittelstadt

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Panthers head coach Joel Quenneville

Panthers forward Mike Hoffman

Panthers goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky

Post-Game Report: 1/3 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Panthers
(17-6-6)
0 1 2 3 38
Sabres
(22-13-6)
2 0 2 4 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres improved to 8-4-3 against the Atlantic Division this season, including a 5-2-2 record at home. The team also improved to 13-5-3 at home this season.
  • The Sabres are now 12-3-6 in one-goal games so far this season. Buffalo last won more than half of its one-goal games in a season in 2011-12 (21-9-11).
  • Jeff Skinner’s first goal of the night was his 27th goal of the season, moving him into sole possession of second place in the NHL in goals this season. His second goal was his seventh game-winner of the season, tying him for the NHL lead.
    • Skinner now has 10 points (8+2) in his last eight games against the Panthers.
  • Sam Reinhart recorded his third consecutive two-point game (1+1) against the Panthers. He now has points in each of the last six meetings between the clubs, totaling nine points (4+5) in those contests.
    • With 17 points (9+8) in 16 career games against Florida, Reinhart has more points per game against the Panthers than any other team.
    • Reinhart’s assist on Skinner’s first goal was his 31st of the 2018-19 season, establishing a new career high in his 41st game of the season.
    • Buffalo improved to 17-5-4 this season when Reinhart records at least one point and 28-4-6 in his career when he records at least two.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers Luongo L .879 4.18
Sabres Ullmark W .921 3.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers Luongo 8-8-1 .896 3.24
Sabres Ullmark 9-1-3 .922 2.74

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Tage Thompson

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Panthers head coach Bob Boughner

Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov

Panthers forward Mike Hoffman

Post-Game Report: 2/4 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Senators
(27-17-6)
0 0 0 0 37
Sabres
(21-20-10)
1 1 2 4 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have improved to 5-0-1 in their last six home games, marking the team’s first six-game home point streak since they won six in a row from Nov. 28 to Dec. 15, 2014.
  • The Sabres now have points in seven straight meetings with the Senators (5-0-2) for the first time since Buffalo went 6-0-1 against Ottawa from Dec. 4, 2010 to Dec. 13, 2011.
  • Robin Lehner stopped all 37 Ottawa shots to earn his fourth career shutout (last: Feb. 19, 2016 at Columbus).
    • Lehner is now 3-0-2 in seven career appearances against his former club, with a .961 save percentage and a 1.18 goals-against average.
  • With his goal tonight, Kyle Okposo now has four points (3+1) in four games against Ottawa this season and 12 points (4+8) in 14 games against them since the beginning of the 2012-13 season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly (goal tonight) now has 13 points (3+10) in 14 games since returning from injury and 12 points (4+8) in his last 11 home games.
    • O’Reilly also has 13 points (5+8) in 13 career games against the Senators, including four (3+1) in three games this season.
  • With his goal, Sam Reinhart now has six points (4+2) in his last five games against the Senators and 10 points (4+6) in his last 10 home games.
  • Jack Eichel (two assists) now has five multi-point games and 13 total points (6+7) in 14 home games this season.
    • The Sabres improved to 16-3-1 (.825) in Eichel’s career when he records at least two points, including an 8-0-0 record this year.
  •  Eichel also has a point in all six of his career games against Ottawa, totaling eight points (4+4) in those six games.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Senators
Condon
Hammond
L
ND
.840
1.000
4.80
0.00
Sabres Lehner W 1.000 0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Senators Condon
Hammond
15-9-5
0-1-0
.912
.857
2.55
3.30
Sabres Lehner 13-13-6 .923 2.54

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Senators head coach Guy Boucher

Senators forward Zack Smith

Senators forward Mike Hoffman

Senators defenseman Cody Ceci

Senators goaltender Mike Condon