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Post-Game Report: 3/5 vs. Pittsburgh

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
2 1 1 4 32
1 0 1 2 30

Game Summary

Event Summary


Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have gone 2-1-0 against the Penguins for the second consecutive season.
  • Jake McCabe’s goal tonight was his second career shorthanded tally and first since Jan. 8, 2019 vs. New Jersey.
  • With his goal tonight, Marcus Johansson now has five points (2+3) in his last five games against the Penguins.
  • With the primary assist on Johansson’s goal, Dominik Kahun has recorded three points (1+2) in his four games as a Sabre since being acquired from Pittsburgh on Feb. 24.
  • Rasmus Dahlin earned an assist on the Johansson goal to give him a point in each of the team’s three games against Pittsburgh this season (1+2).


Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Penguins Murray W 2 30
Sabres Johansson L 4 32
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins Murray 19-10-5 .900 2.83
Sabres Johansson 1-3-1 .894 2.94


Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres forward Dominik Kahun

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist

Penguins forward Nick Bjugstad

Penguins goaltender Matt Murray

Post-Game Report: 1/2 vs. FLA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
2 0 0 2 33
0 0 0 0 30

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres fell to the Panthers for the third time this season (1-3-0), including the second Roberto Luongo shutout at First Niagara Center this season. Luongo is now tied with Patrick Roy and Ron Tugnutt for most career shutouts against the Sabres (5).
  • With the loss, Michal Neuvirth fell to 3-6-1 in his last 11 games against the Panthers despite a .934 save percentage and 2.40 goals-against average.
  • Josh Gorges led all Sabres with an ice time of 25:18. In the seven games since returning from an injury that sidelined him for two games (Dec. 15-16), Gorges has averaged 24:19 per game.
  • The Sabres outshot the Panthers, 12-4, in the third period. It was the team’s greatest positive shot differential in a period since April 10, 2014 at NYR (11-3 in the third period).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Tyson Strachan

Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant

Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad

Panthers forward Brad Boyes

Panthers defenseman Shane O’Brien

Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo