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NOLAN RELIEVED OF DUTIES AS SABRES’ HEAD COACH

BUFFALO, N.Y (April 12, 2015)Buffalo Sabres General Manger Tim Murray today announced Ted Nolan has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres.  In addition, Murray also announced Danny Flynn has been relieved of his duties as an assistant coach and the contracts of Bryan Trottier and Tom Coolen will not be renewed.

**Murray will be available to the media this evening at 7:45 p.m. in the post-game press conference room at First Niagara Center**

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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

Post-Game Report: 4/6 vs. CAR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(29-39-11)
0 1 2 3 52
Sabres
(23-49-8)
2 2 0 4 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Anders Lindback made a career-best 49 saves tonight, topping his previous high of 44, set on March 17 at Boston.
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Brian Gionta now has five multi-point games in his last eight games played. Gionta has recorded 14 points (5+9) in his last 12 games.
  • Tyler Ennis scored his 20th goal of the season, marking his third 20-goal year. With 45 points (20+25) this season, he has posted his highest total since he recorded a career-high 49 points in 2010-11.
  • His assist tonight gives Matt Moulson 18 points (6+12) in his last 14 games against the Hurricanes, including 11 points (4+7) in his last six home games against Carolina.
  • Johan Larsson tallied two points (1+1) tonight and now has 13 points (5+8) in his last 15 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Mikhail Grigorenko

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes forward Nathan Gerbe

Hurricanes forward Patrick Dwyer

Post-Game Report: 4/3 vs. CHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Blackhawks
(48-24-6)
2 0 2 4 36
Sabres
(22-48-8)
0 1 2 3 38

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres have scored at least three goals in six consecutive games for the first time since Jan. 14 to 25, 2014. They have also outshot their opponents in four straight games for the first time since Nov. 2 to 8, 2011.
  • After going 1-for-3 on the power play tonight, the Sabres are now 9-for-33 (27.3%) in their last 10 games, including a 6-for-20 (30%) mark in their last six.
  • Marcus Foligno scored twice tonight, recording his first two-goal night since Oct. 14 vs. CAR.
  • With a career-high three points (0+3) tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has at least a point in each of his last four games played, totaling seven points (3+4) during that span.
  • After tonight’s goal, Johan Larsson has 11 points (4+7) in his last 13 games, averaging 20:12 of ice time per game during that stretch.
  • With an assist tonight, Brian Gionta now has 12 points (4+8) in his last 10 games, marking his most prolific 10-game stretch since Dec. 2008.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville

Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith

 

Post-Game Report: 4/1 vs. TOR

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Maple Leafs
(29-43-6)
1 2 0 3 27
Sabres
(22-47-8)
1 1 2 4 31

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the win, the Sabres improved to 15-1-1 in their last 17 home games against the Maple Leafs. The Leafs haven’t won in Buffalo since Jan. 29, 2013. The home team has now won the last 11 games in this series.
  • Matt Ellis scored his first goal of the season and added an assist, marking his fourth career multi-point game (last: March 31, 2010 vs. FLA).
  • With two assists tonight, Brian Gionta now has 11 points (4+7) in his last nine games. It is his most prolific nine-game stretch since Dec. 2008.
  • Matt Moulson’s goal gives him 18 points (11+7) in his last 13 games against Toronto, dating back to the beginning of the 2011-12 season. He has 24 points (16+8) in 24 career games against the Maple Leafs.
  • Zac Dalpe scored his first goal as a member of the Sabres and is now on a career-best three-game point streak (1+2).

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Cody Hodgson

Sabres forward Matt Ellis

Sabres forward Zac Dalpe

Maple Leafs head coach Peter Horacheck

Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri

Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk

Maple Leafs forward Casey Bailey

Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier