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Post-Game Report: 2/13 vs. Columbus

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blue Jackets
(30-17-11)
1 1 1 0 3 31
Sabres
(26-24-8)
0 1 2 1 4 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won their season series against the Blue Jackets for the first time since 2015-16. All three games in the series were won in overtime by the home team.
  • Victor Olofsson scored twice tonight in his first game back after missing 15 games due to injury, including his first career overtime goal. He finished the game with sole possession of second place among NHL rookies with 18 goals this season.
  • Rasmus Dahlin recorded an assist on both of Olofsson’s goals and now has at least one assist in all three games against Columbus this season.
    • In six career games against the Blue Jackets, Dahlin has collected six assists.
  • With his first assist, Dahlin passed Rick Hampton (76) for third-most points recorded by an NHL defenseman before his 20th birthday. He now trails only Phil Housley (132) and Ray Bourque (79) for most points ever recorded by a teenage defenseman.
  • Dahlin’s second assist of the game was his 30th of the season. He joins Phil Housley as the second defenseman in franchise history to record at least 30 assists in his first two NHL seasons.
  • Jack Eichel (1+2) recorded his 19th multi-point game of the season. The Sabres are 14-3-2 in those games. Eichel has recorded at least three points eight times this season, topping his previous career-high total (6) set in the 2016-17 season.
  • Eichel’s first assist was his 40th of the season. He became the first Sabres player to record 30 goals and 40 assists in a season since Jason Pominville (30+43) in 2011-12.
  • Evan Rodrigues scored and now has four points (3+1) in four games against Columbus in the last two seasons.
  • Carter Hutton recorded his sixth career assist on Buffalo’s third goal. It was the first assist by a Sabres goaltender since Hutton tallied an assist on Feb. 23, 2019 vs. Washington.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Blue Jackets
Kivlenieks O 4 27
Sabres Hutton W 3 31
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blue Jackets Kivlenieks 1-0-2 .916 2.30
Sabres Hutton 10-9-4 .896 3.17

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Victor Olofsson

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Evan Rodrigues

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella

Blue Jackets forward Nathan Gerbe

Blue Jackets forward Liam Foudy

Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov

Post-Game Report: 4/6 vs. CAR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(29-39-11)
0 1 2 3 52
Sabres
(23-49-8)
2 2 0 4 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Anders Lindback made a career-best 49 saves tonight, topping his previous high of 44, set on March 17 at Boston.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Brian Gionta now has five multi-point games in his last eight games played. Gionta has recorded 14 points (5+9) in his last 12 games.
  • Tyler Ennis scored his 20th goal of the season, marking his third 20-goal year. With 45 points (20+25) this season, he has posted his highest total since he recorded a career-high 49 points in 2010-11.
  • His assist tonight gives Matt Moulson 18 points (6+12) in his last 14 games against the Hurricanes, including 11 points (4+7) in his last six home games against Carolina.
  • Johan Larsson tallied two points (1+1) tonight and now has 13 points (5+8) in his last 15 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Mikhail Grigorenko

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes forward Nathan Gerbe

Hurricanes forward Patrick Dwyer

Post-Game Report: 9/19 vs. CAR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Hurricanes (0-2-0) 1 1 0 2 36
Sabres (3-0-0) 0 2 3 5 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have gotten seven goals from rookies during the preseason (Girgensons-2, Larsson-2, Armia-1, Grigorenko-1, McNabb-1), more than any other team in the league.
  • With Johan Larsson’s two-goal night, the Sabres have now had a two-goal scorer in each of their first three preseason games (Girgensons, Foligno).
  • Ryan Miller has a .944 save percentage and 1.32 goals against average through 91 minutes in two preseason games.
  • The Sabres now have won their last six preseason home games, with their last loss coming on Sept. 17, 2009. In those six wins, the Sabres outscored their opponents, 26-11.

Top Quotes

Buffalo goaltender Ryan Miller:

 On playing the whole game:
“It felt good to be in the mix and the battle of a 2-2 game. It’s the stuff you want to get into right away. We reacted pretty well there as a group, we got off to a slow start we weren’t connecting right like the second or third period. I thought we did a great job.”

On Carolina’s shot total:
“They had good puck control and they were hard on the puck but we made some nice adjustments and that’s what the preseason is for.”

On having so many lengthy defensemen in front of him:
“Yeah good skaters, I thought they did a nice job. It’s going to be scary when all the reads come with a little more experience. They already looked pretty good.”

Buffalo defenseman Brayden McNabb:

On how rewarding it is to get on the score sheet and contribute to the win:
“It’s huge; we work hard all summer and I get rewarded like that. It’s one game, but you have to keep an even keel, try to get better each day.”

On bouncing back after a slow start:
“Yeah, they came out really hard. I thought we had a really good second period. We want to establish ourselves as a three-period team.”

On the benefits of playing with teammates from Rochester:
“Yeah, playing with Mark, I’ve played with him a lot. He’s a great player, he keeps things simple. It’s fun playing with him and all the guys from Rochester.”

 

Buffalo defenseman Nikita Zadorov:

On how helpful development camp and training camp have been:
“I think that’s helped me a lot because I had a pretty good summer working out. Thanks for the training staff, they support me all the time.”

Carolina forward Nathan Gerbe:

On going into the game against Ryan Miller:
“We had a lot of chances, but we need to bear down. You know you can get a lot of chances and not score but at the end of the game you need to get goals.”

On Staal talking about lack of consistency among the team:
“We need to learn what we did wrong, look at it and go from there, I think, and then it’s just about going out there and getting things done.”

On emotions of his time in Buffalo and the transition of playing in a different city:
“It feels weird, but I’m already over that part (not playing in Buffalo) so I think it really wasn’t too bad.

I had a great time here, met a lot of great people in the community and enjoyed doing as much as I can to help others around the area. Overall, I hope they’re appreciative of what I did.”