- With today’s loss, the Sabres fell to 5-2-2 in afternoon games this season, including a 5-2-0 record at home.
- Jack Eichel led both teams with a career-high 28:22 of ice time, topping his previous high (26:14 on April 2, 2019 vs. Nashville) by more than two minutes.
- It was the highest ice time by a Sabres forward since Miroslav Satan logged 28:40 on Nov. 15, 2002 vs. Toronto.
- Eichel’s 24:48 of even-strength ice time today was the most recorded by a Sabres forward since the NHL began tracking ice time in 1997-98, topping Dixon Ward’s 23:40 on Jan. 20, 1998 at Philadelphia.
- Jimmy Vesey (25:52) and Sam Reinhart (25:34) also set career highs in ice time.
- Johan Larsson scored Buffalo’s first goal today. Of his 13 points this season, nine (4+5) have come at home.
- With his goal, Rasmus Dahlin has 10 points (2+8) in his last 12 games, including six points (1+5) in seven home games.
- Eichel recorded the primary assist on Dahlin’s goal, extending his point streak against Anaheim to five games (2+5) and giving him 10 points (3+7) in 10 career games against the Ducks.
- Vesey assisted on Dahlin’s goal and now has points in each of the Sabres’ last three games (2+2).
- Colin Miller recorded a season-high nine shot attempts, including five shots on goal. His previous high was seven attempts (3x).
- Jonas Johansson stopped Troy Terry on a penalty shot in the first period.
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Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger
Sabres forward Jeff Skinner
Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin
Sabres goaltender Jonas Johansson
Ducks head coach Dallas Eakins
Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf
Ducks defenseman Michael Del Zotto
Ducks goaltender Ryan Miller