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Post-Game Report: 12/11 vs. Los Angeles

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Kings
(11-19-2)
1 2 0 0 3 29
Sabres
(18-9-4)
1 0 2 1 4 47

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s win improved the Sabres’ record to 6-7-2 when trailing after two periods this season. Their .400 winning percentage in these games ranks second in the league and their six wins tie for the league lead.
  • Jack Eichel’s goal extended his goal streak to three games (5+1), his longest goal streak since March 3 to 7, 2016.
  • Jeff Skinner’s game-winner was his third overtime goal of the season and the fifth of his career. His three overtime goals tie Dylan Larkin for the league lead this season.
  • Skinner now has six goals in his last three games against the Kings.
  • With their goals tonight, Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson each have a goal and an assist against Los Angeles this season.
  • Sam Reinhart, who assisted on Eichel’s goal, extended his career-best point streak to seven games (5+5).
  • Rasmus Ristolainen’s assists tonight give him 11 points (1+10) in his last 11 games.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Kings Petersen O .915 3.90
Sabres Ullmark W .897 2.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Kings
Petersen 4-4-1 .927 2.57
Sabres Ullmark 6-1-3 .912 3.03

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jeff Skinner

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Kings head coach Willie Desjardins

Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin

Kings goaltender Calvin Petersen

Post-Game Report: 2/6 vs. Anaheim

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Ducks
(26-19-10)
0 2 1 1 4 33
Sabres
(14-29-10)
1 1 1 0 3 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his goal tonight, Zemgus Girgensons now has two shorthanded goals in his last three games His two shorthanded tallies tie for fifth-most in the NHL this season.
    • As a team, the Sabres’ seven shorthanded goals this season tie them for third in the league.
  • Casey Nelson registered the lone assist on the Girgensons goal, earning his first point of the season and the first shorthanded point of his career.
  • Jack Eichel’s second-period goal was his 50th point of the season. Eichel joins Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin, Phil Housley and Christian Ruuttu as the only Sabres to record at least 50 points in each of their first three NHL seasons.
    • Eichel has now recorded 17 points (11+6) in his last 17 home games, dating back to Nov. 20 vs. Columbus.
  • Sam Reinhart’s assists tonight give him 10 points (3+7) in his last nine games.
  • Kyle Okposo, who assisted on the Eichel goal, now has 12 points (3+9) in his last 11 games and 10 points (5+5) in 10 career games against Anaheim.
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s goal gives him points in four straight meetings with Anaheim (2+2).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Ducks Miller W .909 2.92
Sabres Lehner O .879 4.07

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Ducks Miller 7-4-5 .915 2.69
Sabres Lehner 11-20-7 .913 2.83

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle

Ducks goaltender Ryan Miller

Post-Game Report: 2/1 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Panthers
(21-22-6)
3 0 1 4 32
Sabres
(14-28-9)
1 1 0 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight. Since Jan. 1, the Sabres have 12 goals on 44 power-play opportunities (27.3%).
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s goal gives him 16 points (10+6) in his last 16 games against the Panthers. Overall, he now has 10 points (5+5) in his last 10 games.
    • O’Reilly has totaled 10 points (3+7) in his last 10 home games, dating back to Dec. 12 vs. Ottawa.
  • With his assist on O’Reilly’s goal, Sam Reinhart now has eight points (3+5) in his last seven games.
  • Kyle Okposo, who also assisted on O’Reilly’s goal, now has 15 points (4+11) in his last 15 games and 14 points (3+11) in his last 14 home games.
  • Zemgus Girgensons scored his fifth career shorthanded goal.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri W .938 2.00
Sabres Johnson L .875 4.02

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri 2-3-0 .905 3.42
Sabres Johnson 2-9-3 .884 3.67

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Panthers head coach Bob Boughner

Panthers forward Colton Sceviour

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

Panthers goaltender Harri Sateri

SABRES SIGN GIRGENSONS TO TWO-YEAR DEAL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 17, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Zemgus Girgensons to a two-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $1.6 million.

Girgensons (6’2”, 200 lbs., 1/5/1994) will enter his fifth season as a member of the Sabres in 2017-18 after the team selected him in the first round (14th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft. In his first four NHL seasons, the Riga, Latvia native has totaled 86 points (37+49) and 77 penalty minutes in 277 games.

The forward, who has appeared in at least 61 games in each of his four NHL seasons, set a new career high with 75 games played in 2016-17 after signing a one-year extension in September 2016.

SABRES QUALIFY SIX RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 26, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has tendered a qualifying offer to the following restricted free agents:

Forwards Marcus Foligno, Zemgus Girgensons, Johan Larsson, Evan Rodrigues; defenseman Nathan Beaulieu; goaltender Robin Lehner.