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Post-Game Report: 1/12 vs. Tampa Bay

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(35-8-2)
1 1 3 5 30
Sabres
(23-16-6)
2 0 1 3 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Sam Reinhart now has six points (5+1) in his last six games against the Lightning.
  • Rasmus Dahlin’s assist on Reinhart’s goal gives him four assists in his last three games.
    • Dahlin became the seventh defenseman in NHL history to reach 20 assists before his 19th birthday.
  • Tage Thompson scored Buffalo’s second goal and now has points in three straight home games (2+1) and goals in consecutive meetings with Tampa Bay.
  • With his goal tonight, Marco Scandella has recorded a point in consecutive games and four points (2+2) in his last seven contests.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Lightning Domingue W .909 3.00
Sabres Ullmark L .833 5.09

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Lightning Domingue 16-4-0 .905 2.99
Sabres Ullmark 9-3-3 .919 2.84

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman

Post-Game Report: 11/13 vs. Tampa Bay

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(12-5-1)
0 1 0 1 31
Sabres
(10-6-2)
1 1 0 2 19

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres are now 4-0-1 in their last five home games. It is the first time the team has posted points in five consecutive home games since they earned points in seven straight from Jan. 7 to Feb. 7, 2017 (6-0-1).
  • After scoring tonight, Jeff Skinner (13 goals) finished the game with sole possession of second place in the NHL.
    • Skinner also finished the game tied with Patrick Kane for the league lead with his 11 even-strength goals.
  • Sam Reinhart recorded an assist on Skinner’s goal and now has seven points (1+6) in his last five games.
    • The Sabres are now 9-0-0 this season when Reinhart records a point.
  • With his goal tonight, Kyle Okposo now has three points (2+1) in his last three games against the Lightning.
  • Conor Sheary’s assist on Okposo’s goal gives him five points (3+2) in his last five games.
  • Nathan Beaulieu recorded two assists to earn his sixth career multi-point game and first since March 30, 2017 vs. Florida (0+2).

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Lightning Domingue L .895 2.05
Sabres Hutton W .967 1.00
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Lightning Domingue 3-2-0 .887 3.43
Sabres Hutton 7-6-1 .916 2.65

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning forward Anthony Cirelli

Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak

Post-Game Report: 11/5 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(7-6-2)
3 0 1 4 22
Sabres
(5-8-0)
0 1 0 1 31

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With just five total shots between the teams in the third period, the Sabres and Lightning tied a Sabres record for fewest combined shots in a period.
    • The record was initially set on March 14, 1972 vs. Minnesota and matched three times before tonight (Dec. 23, 1972 vs. Los Angeles; Jan. 13, 1974 vs. St. Louis; March 17, 2002 at Florida).
    • The Sabres allowed three Lightning shots in the period, the fewest since allowing two to Tampa Bay in the second period on Dec. 2, 2014.
  • The Sabres outshot the Lightning 31-22 tonight, marking the 10th time Buffalo has outshot its opponent in the team’s first 13 games.
    • The Sabres are 4-6-0 when outshooting their opponents this season.
    • The Sabres outshot their opponents just 10 times all of last season, finishing the season 5-5-0 in those games.
  • Jack Eichel scored in his third consecutive home game tonight and finished tonight’s game tied for third in the NHL with five home goals this season.
  • With the start tonight, Linus Ullmark became the first goaltender to make three straight team starts in his first NHL season since Ryan Miller did so from Dec. 31, 2002 to Jan. 10, 2003.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula

Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman

Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy

Post-Game Report: 10/10 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(2-0-0)
0 2 2  – 4 31
Sabres
(0-2-0)
0 1 0  – 1 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the first of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres in 2015-16. The next is in two days, on Monday vs. Columbus (3 p.m.).
  • With the loss, the Sabres have dropped their last five games against the Lightning for the firsts time in franchise history.
  • Buffalo won the faceoff battle today, 35-24 (59.3%), led by Ryan O’Reilly (11-for-14, 78.9%).
  • Rasmus Ristolainen led all skaters on either team with 26:41 of ice time, the eighth-highest total of his career. Evander Kane led all forwards with 20:55.
  • The Sabres made a few roster moves before this afternoon’s game, placing Robin Lehner (lower body) on injured reserve, recalling Nathan Lieuwen, and assigning Jake McCabe and Linus Ullmark to Rochester.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslalauriers

Sabres defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning forward Erik Condra

Post-Game Report: 3/29 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(41-24-9)
2 0 1 1 4 33
Sabres
(20-45-9)
2 0 1 0 3 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Cody Hodgson has 10 points (4+6) in nine career games against the Lightning.
  • Cory Conacher was credited with the Sabres’ third goal, which came on a delayed hooking penalty to Conacher when a Lightning pass was deflected down the ice and into the empty Tampa Bay net.
  • According to Elias Sports Bureau, Conacher is the first player to score a goal on his own delayed penalty since Viktor Tikhonov (PHX) did so on 3/21/09 vs. Vancouver. He is the second player to score on a delayed penalty this season; the other was Boyd Gordon (EDM) on 1/12/14 at Chicago.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen and Johan Larsson each tallied an assist tonight, and both now have points in consecutive games for the first time in their careers.
  • Ristolainen logged 24:45 of ice time, topping his previous career high of 21:54. Only Christian Ehrhoff (26:06) had a higher TOI for either team.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cory Conacher

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres goaltender Matt Hackett

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning forward Ryan Callahan

Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop