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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

Post-Game Report: 12/23 vs. PHX

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Coyotes
(19-10-7)
0 1 0 0 1 37
Sabres
(10-24-3)
0 0 1 1 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s win, the Sabres have won three straight home games for the first time since they won five in a row from Feb. 19 to March 12, 2012.
  • The Sabres are now 4-0-1 in their last five home games, getting points in five straight for the first time since they went 3-0-2 from March 2 to March 30, 2013.
  • Ryan Miller has improved to 5-0-0 in five career starts against the Coyotes, with a .966 save percentage and a 0.98 goals against average.
  • Miller is 4-1-0 in his last five starts, with a .958 save percentage and a 1.37 goals against average.
  • The Sabres dressed only 16 skaters tonight. According to Elias Sports Bureau, the team last iced 16 or fewer skaters on Jan. 7, 1981 vs. Quebec (5-1 Sabres win), when they dressed 17 skaters, but only 15 saw the ice.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett

Coyotess forward Keith Yandle

Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith

Post-Game Report: 12/17 vs. WPG

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Jets
(15-16-5)
0 2 0 2 27
Sabres
(8-23-3)
0 1 3 3  31

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have earned their first win against the Jets since their 6-5 overtime win on Nov. 8, 2011, the first meeting between the teams after the Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg.
  • With a 31-27 advantage tonight, the Sabres have now outshot or tied their opponents in five consecutive games for the first time since they did it in six straight from Nov. 6 to 17, 2010.
  • The Sabres had 12 different point-scorers tonight for the first time since their 6-2 win vs. PIT on Feb. 19, 2012.
  • Tonight’s win was the Sabres’ first of the season in games in which they trailed after two periods.
  • With his goal tonight, Matt Moulson now has 18 points (11+7) in 16 games against Winnipeg/Atlanta, including eight (5+3) in his last seven.
  • In his second game of the season, Matt Ellis scored his first goal since Jan. 13, 2012.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Matt Ellis

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Jets head coach Claude Noel

Jets forward Eric O’Dell

Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien

Jets forward Olli Jokinen

Post-Game Report: 12/5 vs. NYR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Rangers
(15-14-0)
1 0 2 3 31
Sabres
(6-21-2)
0 0 1 1 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his goal, Tyler Ennis has now recorded 12 points (4+8) in 13 career games against the Rangers.
  • Zemgus Girgensons has tallied assists in two of his last three games. His eight points (1+7) pace all Sabres rookies. His seven assists rank him in the top 10 among NHL rookies.
  • In his return to the lineup, Jamie McBain logged his highest TOI of the season (23:50).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Matt Moulson

Sabres defenseman Tyler Ennis

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault

Rangers forward Rick Nash

Rangers forward Ryan Callahan

Rangers forward Brad Richards

Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist

Post-Game Report: 11/24 vs. DET

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Red Wings (11-7-7) 0  1 2 3 34
Sabres (5-19-1) 1 0 0 1 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With 31 saves on 33 shots tonight, Ryan Miller has a .936 save percentage and a 2.38 goals against average in his last five games.
  • Brian Flynn has now played 50 career games without taking a penalty, the longest active streak to start a career in the NHL and the most games played by any Sabres player in franchise history with zero penalty minutes (next highest: Ron Schock, 40 GP).
  • Only two other players in Sabres history have played at least 50 games with the team and recorded fewer than 10 penalty minutes: Larry Keenan (65 GP, 8 PIM) and Donnie Marshall (62 GP, 8 PIM).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers

Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller

Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock

Red Wings forward Darren Helm

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader

Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson