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Post-Game Report: 12/31 vs. NY Islanders

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Islanders
(21-13-4)
0 1 2 3 33
Sabres
(21-13-6)
0 0 1 1 40

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s loss dropped the Sabres to 12-5-3 at home this season.
  • The Sabres are now 12-11-3 all-time in New Year’s Eve home games, including a 1-4-1 record against the Islanders.
  • Buffalo went 2-for-2 on the penalty kill tonight to improve to a league-best 33-for-36 (91.7%) in December.
  • Vladimir Sobotka appeared in his 500th NHL game tonight.
  • With tonight’s goal, Kyle Okposo now has points in three straight meetings with the Islanders (2+1).
  • Tage Thompson tied his career high with his second career five-shot night (last: Jan. 9, 2018 vs. Florida).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Islanders Lehner W .975 1.00
Sabres Hutton L .938 2.04

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Islanders Lehner 9-6-3 .930 2.14
Sabres Hutton 13-12-3 .917 2.63

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Tage Thompson

Islanders head coach Barry Trotz

Islanders forward Brock Nelson

Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner

Post-Game Report: 3/10 vs. Vegas

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Golden Knights
(44-19-5)
0 0 1 0 1 2 34
Sabres
(22-35-12)
0 0 1 0 0 1 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s loss dropped the Sabres to 13-4-1 all-time in the first home game against teams that joined the league via expansion after 1970.
  • With his goal today, Justin Bailey, who had five points (4+1) in his last five games in Rochester (AHL) before being recalled, now has three goals in eight NHL games this season.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s 27 faceoff wins today fell two shy of his franchise-record 29 on Feb. 11 vs. Colorado. He is now on pace to break the NHL single-season faceoff win record (faceoff stats have been recorded since 1997-98).
    • O’Reilly now has 10 games as a member of the Sabres with more than 21 wins, breaking the franchise single-game record previously shared by Curtis Brown and Michael Peca.
    • O’Reilly’s faceoff win percentage of 81.8 percent today tied the third-best percentage of his career.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Golden Knights
Fleury W .969 0.92
Sabres Lehner O .971 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Golden Knights
Fleury 24-9-3 .930 2.16
Sabres Lehner 14-24-9 .911 2.91

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Justin Bailey

Sabres forward Benoit Pouliot

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant

Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland

Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Post-Game Report: 2/17 vs. Los Angeles

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Kings
(31-22-5)
1 3 0 4 36
Sabres
(17-31-11)
0 0 2 2 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Today’s loss snapped the Sabres’ eight-game home winning streak against the Kings.
  • It was the Kings’ first win in Buffalo since Feb. 21, 2003. They became the first team to win a road game in this series since the Sabres’ victory on Oct. 23, 2003 in Los Angeles.
  • The Sabres are now 14-2-1 in their last 17 home games against the Kings.
  • With his goal, Rasmus Ristolainen now has points in four straight home games (1+3) and 18 points (5+13) in his last 22 games overall.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Kings Quick W .943 2.00
Sabres Lehner
Johnson
L
ND
.867
1.000
6.04
0.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Kings Quick 22-21-2 .920 2.51
Sabres Lehner
Johnson
12-22-8
4-9-3
.910
.888
2.95
3.48

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jason Pominville

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Kings head coach John Stevens

Kings forward Alex Iafallo

Kings forward Anze Kopitar

Kings forward Michael Amadio

Post-Game Report: 2/3 vs. St. Louis

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Blues
(32-19-3)
0 0 1 1 33
Sabres
(14-29-9)
0 0 0 0 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Robin Lehner stopped 32 of 33 shots tonight (.970), improving to 120-for-123 (.976) in his last four games.
  • Tonight’s game was the 48th regular-season 1-0 game in Sabres history. The Sabres are 27-21 in these games.
    • The last was a 1-0 win vs. Detroit on Oct. 24, 2017. Robin Lehner earned the victory and Benoit Pouliot scored the lone goal.
  •  The team’s last 1-0 loss before tonight came on Feb. 24, 2016 at Anaheim.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Blues Hutton W 1.000 0.00
Sabres Lehner L .970 1.03

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Blues Hutton 14-4-1 .947 1.61
Sabres Lehner 11-20-6 .914 2.80

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Blues head coach Mike Yeo

Blues forward Alexander Steen

Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson

Blues goaltender Carter Hutton

Post-Game Report: 12/22 vs. Philadelphia

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flyers
(15-13-7)
0 0 2 2 35
Sabres
(9-19-7)
0 0 4 4 37

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Buffalo’s four goals in the third period were the team’s highest single-period total since Dec. 13, 2016 vs. Los Angeles.
  • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Jack Eichel became the first Sabre ever to score two empty-net goals in the same game and the first to record a game-winner on an empty net since Miroslav Satan on Jan. 22, 2004 at Boston.
  • After tonight’s 33-save performance, Robin Lehner has a .935 save percentage and a 1.94 goals-against average in 14 home games this season. Among regular NHL goaltenders (min. 10 GP at home), Lehner now ranks first in the league in both stats at home.
  • Lehner has now stopped 237 of 252 shots (.940) in his last seven games. In those games, he has also stopped 180 of 188 shots faced during 5-on-5 play (.957), which includes two goals allowed with an opponent’s extra attacker on the ice.
  • With two points (1+1) tonight, Ryan O’Reilly now has 16 points (5+11) in 15 career games against the Flyers, including 11 points (3+8) in eight games against Philadelphia as a member of the Sabres.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flyers Elliott L .943 2.09
Sabres Lehner W .943 2.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flyers Elliott 13-8-6 .913 2.65
Sabres Lehner 8-14-4 .915 2.73

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol

Flyers forward Claude Giroux

Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim

Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere

Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott