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Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. Tampa Bay

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(21-13-4)
0 3 3 6 27
Sabres
(17-17-7)
1 3 0 4 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres fell to 14-1-0 this season when leading after two periods.
  • With a goal and two assists tonight, Conor Sheary tied his career high by recording his fifth career three-point game. His last three-point effort came on March 1, 2019 vs. Pittsburgh (2+1).
  • Jack Eichel’s goal tonight was the first shorthanded marker of his career. In his last seven games against Tampa Bay, Eichel has recorded seven points (2+5).
  • Eichel has now totaled 32 points (18+14) in 19 home games this season.
  • Dalton Smith logged a plus-1 rating in his NHL debut.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Lightning Vasilevskiy W 4 28
Sabres Ullmark L 5 26
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Lightning Vasilevskiy 17-9-2 .906 2.89
Sabres Ullmark 11-11-3 .909 2.90

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Marcus Johansson

Sabres forward Conor Sheary

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Alex Killorn

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman

Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(24-11-4)
1 1 3 5 25
Sabres
(14-21-3)
1 0 0 1 11

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the loss, the Sabres fell to 9-3-0 in their last 12 home games.
  • Nikita Zadorov recorded an assist on the Sabres’ goal and now has points in consecutive games (0+2) for the first time in his career.
  • Matt Moulson’s assist gave him 14 points (6+8) in his last 15 games against the Lightning.
  • Josh Gorges led the Sabres with an ice time of 23:02 and five blocked shots. Gorges ranks second in the NHL with 101 blocked shots despite missing nine games to injury this season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson

Post-Game Report: 12/2 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(17-6-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 27
Sabres
(9-14-2)
0 0 1 0 1 2 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have points in seven straight divisional matchups  (5-0-2) for the first time since they had points in nine straight Northeast Division games from Dec. 4, 2010 to Feb. 15, 2011 (8-0-1).
  • Zemgus Girgensons, who scored the Sabres’ goal tonight, hasn’t gone two games without a point since Oct. 30 and Nov. 1. He has logged 11 points (6+5) in 13 games since then, including eight (5+3) in his last eight.
  • After tonight’s shootout, Jhonas Enroth has allowed only one goal in 15 shootout attempts this season, improving to 3-0 on the season.
  • With tonight’s start, Enroth has appeared in six straight games for the first time since he played in 11 straight from Nov. 11 to Dec. 2, 2011. In those six games, Enroth is 5-1-0 with a .953 save percentage and a 1.55 goals-against average.
  • With the win, Enroth improved to 4-1-0 in five career games against the Lightning, with a .951 save percentage and a 1.56 goals-against average.
  • With his assist, Josh Gorges recorded his 100th NHL point.
  • Buffalo’s franchise record of 51-24-7 (.665) against Tampa Bay is the team’s best all-time record against any Eastern Conference opponent. The team’s record against San Jose (22-6-5, .742) is the only better all-time series record.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers

Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson

Lightning forward Ondrej Palat

Lightning goaltender Evgeni Nabokov