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Post-Game Report: 2/5 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(39-15-2)
1 2 2  – 5  34
Sabres
(15-33-8)
1  0 0  –  – 1  25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have lost three consecutive home games to the Penguins for the first time since Jan. 5, 2007 to Feb. 17, 2008.
  • The Sabres fell to 3-6-0 in the first game of back-to-back sets with the loss. They play the second half tomorrow night at Ottawa.
  • Drew Stafford scored the Sabres’ lone goal, giving the forward seven points (5+2) in his last six games.
  • Stafford has now recorded at least one point in each of his last six home games and has totaled 10 points (7+3) in his last nine games at First Niagara Center.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres defenseman Jamie McBain

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward James Neal

Post-Game Report: 1/21 vs. FLA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Panthers
(20-23-7)
3 1 0 4 22
Sabres
(13-28-7)
2 0 1 3 35

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have now had seven consecutive home games decided by a single goal (or less) in one season for just the third time in franchise history.  Others: Nov. 28 to Dec. 26, 1986 (4-2-1) and Feb. 17 to March 14, 1974 (3-2-2)
  • Drew Stafford recorded three points (2+1) for the first time since March 19, 2012 at Tampa Bay (1+2).
  • Steve Ott scored his 100th NHL goal and added an assist for his second multi-point outing in four games.
  • With the two-point night, Ott has now recorded 10 points (3+7) in his last nine games against the Panthers.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s second goal, Tyler Ennis tied his career-best point streak of five games (2+4). After leading all forwards with an ice time of 23:03, Ennis has averaged 21:19 TOI in the last five games, the highest five-game average of his career.
Ennis TOI 2

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Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Panthers head coach Peter Horacheck

Panthers forward Jesse Winchester

Panthers defenseman Ed Jovanovski

Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas

Post-Game Report: 1/18 vs. CBJ

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Blue Jackets
(24-20-4)
2 1 0 0 1 4 35
Sabres
(13-27-7)
2 0 1 0 0 3 29

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have now had six consecutive one-goal home games (going 3-1-2) for the first time in a season since Nov. 21 to Dec. 14, 1990 (1-3-2, two ties). They also played six in a row between two seasons, from April 4 to Oct. 10, 2001 (3-3-0).
  • In his 300th NHL game, Tyler Myers scored twice, becoming the first Sabres defenseman to log a multi-goal game since Alexander Sulzer did so on on April 3, 2012 vs. Toronto.
  • Tyler Ennis, who recorded two assists tonight, has extended his point streak (2+3) to four games. Ennis has six points (2+4) in his last six games.
  • Matt Moulson (one assist tonight) is now on a three-game point streak (1+2).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards

Blue Jackets forward Corey Tropp

Blue Jackets forward Brandon Dubinsky

Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen

Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky

Post-Game Report: 1/4 vs. NJD

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Devils
(17-18-8)
0 0  1 1 22
Sabres
(12-26-4)
0 1  1 2 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Matt D’Agostini’s third-period goal was his first goal of the season. It was his first game-winning goal since Jan. 5, 2012 vs. EDM as a member of the St. Louis Blues.
  • Matt Moulson scored his 14th goal of the season. Seven of Moulson’s eight goals since joining the Sabres have come on home ice.
  • With his assist on the game-winning goal, Linus Omark recorded his first NHL point since he scored a goal on March 22, 2012 at TBL as a member of the Edmonton Oilers.
  • With 21 saves, Ryan Miller improved to 7-3-1 in his last 11 games, with a .943 save percentage and a 1.87 goals against average.
  • With the win, the Sabres have now won five consecutive home games for the first time since they did it from Feb. 19 to March 12, 2012.
  • With a 6-0-1 record in the last seven home games, the Sabres have points in seven straight at home for the first time since they went 7-0-2 from Feb. 17 to March 24, 2012.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Matt D’Agostini

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Devils head coach Peter DeBoer

Devils forward Jaromir Jagr

Devils goaltender Cory Schneider

Post-Game Report: 12/29 vs. WSH

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Capitals
(20-14-5)
0 0 1 0 0 1 50
Sabres
(11-24-4)
0 1 0 0 1 2 17

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Ryan Miller made a career-high 49 saves, improving to 3-0-0 in games in which he faced 50 or more shots. The others were Nov. 5, 2013 at SJS and Jan. 8, 2010 vs. TOR.
  • The Sabres overcame a 33-shot deficit in the win, the largest such deficit in a win in franchise history. The previous record was 31, in a 7-5 win at BOS on March 21, 1971.
  • With the win, the Sabres have now won four consecutive home games for the first time since they won five in a row from Feb. 19 to March 12, 2012.
  • With a 5-0-1 record in the last six home games, the Sabres have points in six straight at home for the first time since they went 7-0-2 from Feb. 17 to March 24, 2012.
  • Miller has now backstopped the Sabres to points in five straight starts (4-0-1) for the first time since he went 8-0-2 from March 7 to March 27, 2012.
  • Miller is now 48-28 all-time in shootouts (including a 26-13 mark at home), holding the NHL record for most career shootout victories.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Drew Stafford

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Capitals head coach Adam Oates

Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin

Capitals forward Troy Brouwer

Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom

Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer