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Post-Game Report: 2/12 vs. VAN

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canucks
(25-25-6)
2 2 0 4 31
Sabres
(23-23-10)
2 0 0 2 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Canucks have earned their first win in Buffalo since their 3-0 win on Oct. 17, 2013.
    • The home team has now lost just three of the last 15 games between these teams.
  • With his goal, Tyler Ennis now has a point in five of his last seven home games and has a point in six of his eight career games against the Canucks (4+2).
  • With his goal tonight, Kyle Okposo now has points in six straight games (3+3) for the first time since Nov. 12 to 25, 2015.
    • Since the beginning of the 2013-14 season, Okposo has tallied nine points (1+8) in seven games against the Canucks.
  • Rasmus Ristolainen logged 30:00 of ice time tonight, reaching the 30-minute mark for the sixth time in his career and the fourth time in a game decided in regulation.
  • Ryan O’Reilly (assist) has 16 points (5+11) in his last 14 home games.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Canucks
Markstrom W .929 2.00
Sabres Lehner L .871 4.15

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canucks Markstrom 10-10-3 .914 2.56
Sabres Lehner 14-16-6 .923 2.57

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Tyler Ennis

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins

Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows

Canucks forward Michael Chaput

Post-Game Report: 11/7 vs. VAN

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canucks
(6-4-4)
0 1 1 2 37
Sabres
(6-8-0)
0 2 1 3 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • With the game-winning goal, Rasmus Ristolainen posted his first career two-goal game and fifth career multi-point game.
    • According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Ristolainen’s game-winner at 19:43 of the third period was the Sabres’ latest regulation game-winning goal since Mike Grier scored at 19:55 of the third period on March 11, 2006 at Philadelphia.
  • Jack Eichel had two assists tonight, giving him his first career multi-point game. He now has five points (3+2) in his last four home games.
  • With his goal, Jamie McGinn now has goals in three straight games against the Canucks and a point in four straight against Vancouver.
  • Jake McCabe led all Sabres with a career-high 23:47 of ice time tonight.
  • With the start tonight, Linus Ullmark became the first goaltender to make four straight team starts in his first NHL season since Ryan Miller started five in a row from Dec. 31, 2002 to Jan. 10, 2003.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins

Canucks forward Chris Higgins

Canucks forward Daniel Sedin

Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller

 

Post-Game Report: 2/26 vs. VAN

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canucks
(35-23-3)
1 1 1 3 31
Sabres
(19-38-5)
1 1 4 6 24

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Torrey Mitchell (2+0) posted his second career two-goal game. He recorded the other as a member of the San Jose Sharks on March 23, 2011 against Calgary.
  • Mitchell, Brian Gionta and Matt Moulson were each plus-4 tonight. It was a career-high for Mitchell, the highest rating for Gionta since his career-best (plus-five on Feb. 21, 2004) and tied Moulson’s career best set on Oct. 13, 2011.
  • The Sabres did not take a penalty tonight; it was the first game without a Buffalo penalty since March 20, 2011 vs. Nashville.
  • Brian Flynn registered a career-high ice time of 20:57 tonight. His previous career-high was 20:03 (Oct.  31, 2013 at NYR).
  • With a goal and an assist tonight, Chris Stewart now has four points (3+1) in two games against Vancouver this season.
  • After recording two assists tonight, Matt Moulson has five points (1+4) in his last five games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan

Sabres forward Brian Gionta

Sabres forward Chris Stewart

Sabres forward Torrey Mitchell

Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins

Canucks forward Daniel Sedin

Canucks forward Jannik Hansen

Canucks forward Shawn Matthias

Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack