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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.
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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

SABRES TO SELL ‘OTT’S OTTERS’ TO BENEFIT BUFFALO ZOO

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 15, 2014) —  The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will be selling a limited number of special edition stuffed otters, known as “Ott’s Otters”, with an autograph from Sabres forward Steve Ott. The stuffed otters, each one wearing an Ott jersey, come with a card autographed by the Sabres captain. All proceeds will directly benefit the Buffalo Zoo.

“I think this program is a great way for our fans to show their love of the Sabres while supporting such an important community asset in the Buffalo Zoo,” Ott said. “As a big animal lover, I’m excited to be involved in a program that will help raise money and awareness for the Buffalo Zoo.”

Buffalo Zoo president and CEO Donna Fernandes is excited to have the support of the Buffalo Sabres.

“We welcome the initiative and involvement of Captain Steve Ott and we are thrilled that two beloved Buffalo organizations can work together for the good of the Zoo and the community,” Fernandes said.

Ott’s Otters will be sold for $25 prior to the Sabres-Blue Jackets game on Jan. 18 at First Niagara Center or can also be purchased at the Sabres Store.

Also available for purchase will be 50 VIP Ott’s Otter packages for $125 each, which includes the following:

  •  One (1) autographed Ott’s Otter
  • Two (2) tickets to a meet and greet party with Steve Ott at the Buffalo Zoo on Feb. 22
  • Two (2) 300 level tickets to the Sabres game against the San Jose Sharks on Feb. 28

VIP packages, as well as individual stuffed otters, can be purchased by calling 716‐855‐4468.

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: 12/17 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: 12/10 vs. OTT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Total SOG
Senators
(12-14-6)
1 0 0 0 0 1 36
Sabres
(7-22-2)
0 1 0 1 1 2 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres improved to 54-41 all-time in shootouts (4-0 this season), including a 7-4 all-time record against the Senators. Their 11 shootouts against the Senators tie their highest total against any team (5-6 vs. Boston).
  • On his first career shootout attempt, Zemgus Girgensons became the fourth Sabres player to record a game-deciding shootout goal this season (Moulson, Ennis, Hodgson).
  • With his goal tonight, Girgensons stretched his point streak to a career-best three games (2+1).
  • Miller is now 16-18-4 in his career against the Senators, with a .920 save percentage and a 2.62 goals against average. Since the beginning of the 2010-11 season, he is 7-4-2 with a .940 save percentage and a 2.03 goals against average.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Steve Ott

Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff

Senators head coach Paul MacLean

Senators forward Jason Spezza

Senators forward Kyle Turris

Senators defenseman Marc Methot

Senators goaltender Robin Lehner