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Post-Game Report: 3/1 vs. Pittsburgh

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(33-22-9)
1 2 0 0 3 44
Sabres
(30-26-8)
2 0 1 1 4 30

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his first three-point game (2+1) since 2016-17, Conor Sheary tied his career single-game high. He now has four points (2+2) in his first two games against his former club and five points (2+3) in his last four games overall.
  • With his goal tonight, Jack Eichel tied his season high with at least a point in seven straight games (5+4).
    • The goal made him the first Sabres player with at least 70 points (23+47) since Jason Pominville recorded 73 points in 2011-12.
  • Sam Reinhart assisted on Eichel’s goal and now has 13 points (6+7) in his last 13 games.
  • Eichel (4+3) and Reinhart (2+5) have each recorded seven points in their last seven games against the Penguins.
  • Kyle Okposo recorded the primary assist on Sheary’s first goal and now has three assists in two games against the Penguins this season.
  • Brandon Montour (1+1) recorded his first two points as a member of the Sabres.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins
Murray O .867 3.76
Sabres Ullmark W .932 2.80
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins Murray 19-10-3 .911 2.96
Sabres Ullmark 14-8-4 .910 3.03

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Conor Sheary

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin

Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson

Penguins goaltender Matt Murray

Post-Game Report: 12/1 vs. Pittsburgh

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(13-10-3)
3 1 0 4 25
Sabres
(6-15-4)
0 0 0 0 34

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins Jarry W 1.000 0.00
Sabres Lehner L .840 4.00

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins Jarry 3-0-2 .929 2.20
Sabres Lehner 5-12-2 .903 2.98

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward Tom Kuhnhackl

Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry

Post-Game Report: 11/19 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(11-4-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 47
Sabres
(6-8-4)
1 0 0 0 1 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s Sabres win broke a nine-game losing streak against Pittsburgh. Buffalo’s last win against the Penguins took place on April 23, 2013.
  • The Sabres improved to 4-0-2 when leading after the first period and 5-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • With 46 saves tonight, Anders Nilsson has improved to 2-1-2 with a .951 save percentage and a 1.74 goals-against average on the season.
    • As of the end of the game, Nilsson’s .951 save percentage ranked him third in the NHL among goaltenders with at least 120 minutes played, behind only Andrei Vasilevskiy (.953) and Devan Dubnyk (.952).
    • The 46 saves were two shy of his career-high mark (48, 10/13/15 at Dallas).
    • In his last three games, Nilsson is 2-0-1 with a .976 save percentage and a 0.97 goals-against average.
  • William Carrier’s goal was the first goal and point of his NHL career.
  • Taylor Fedun, who assisted on Carrier’s goal, now has an assist in each of his last three NHL games, dating back to Jan. 15, 2016.
  • With tonight’s shootout-winner, Cal O’Reilly has improved to 6-for-13 (46.2%) in his NHL career, including three game-deciding goals.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury O .970 0.92
Sabres Nilsson W .979 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury 6-3-3 .908 3.11
Sabres Nilsson 2-1-2 .951 1.74

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward William Carrier

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

Post-Game Report: 2/21 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(30-20-8)
1 2 1 4 31
Sabres
(24-29-7)
1 0 2 3 27

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the eighth of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres this season; the next will be on Saturday, March 5 vs. Minnesota.
  • The Sabres went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill tonight, improving to 57-for-62 (91.9) in their last 21 games, dating back to Jan. 5 vs. FLA. The team has killed each of its 18 penalties in the last four games.
  • Zach Bogosian scored his first power-play goal since Dec. 31, 2011.
    • Mark Pysyk’s assist on the goal was his first power-play point since an assist on Nov. 15, 2013.
  • Bogosian (2+1) recorded his 24th career multi-point game (last: Jan. 16 vs. WSH) and fourth career three-point game (last: March 30, 2012 at CAR), and Brian Gionta (1+1) recorded his 113th (last: Jan. 12 at MIN).
  • Pysyk now has four assists in five career games against the Penguins.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward Scott Wilson

Penguins defenseman Kris Letang

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fluery

Post-Game Report: 4/11 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(43-27-12)
0 1 1 2 38
Sabres
(23-51-8)
0 0 0 0 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres fall to 22-15-7 all-time in season finales.
  • The Sabres have lost six straight games to the Penguins for the first time since they did so from  Feb. 1, 2010 to March 8, 2011.
  • Buffalo and Pittsburgh have now had 20 consecutive games decided in regulation. The last overtime game was a 2-1 Penguins shootout win on Dec. 19, 2009 in Buffalo.
  • Nicolas Deslauriers recorded two hits tonight and ended the game ranked ninth in the league with 261. Deslauriers was the only Sabres player to play in all 82 games in the 2014-15 season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Mike Weber

Penguins head coach Mike Johnston

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins forward Brandon Sutter

Penguins defenseman Ian Cole