Buffalo Sabres shock Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3

Buffalo Sabres shock Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3. Here is the game summary.

 

1st

2nd

3rd

OT

SO

Final

SOG

Blue Jackets
(43-18-6)

3

0

0

3

36

Sabres
(28-29-12)

0

3

2

5

31

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

Tonight’s win was the Sabres’ first regulation win in a game in which they trailed by three or more goals since Dec. 29, 2009 vs. Pittsburgh (4-3 win).

With the last five goals tonight, the Sabres scored five or more unanswered goals for the first time since Dec. 26, 2015 at Boston (6-3 win).

With his goal, Jake McCabe has a point in each of his last two games against Columbus and six points (2+4) in his last eight games overall.

Matt Moulson now has 10 power-play goals this season. It’s the second-highest total of his career and the most he’s had since 2011-12 (14).

Evander Kane’s two-point night gives him nine points (5+4) in his last seven games against the Blue Jackets.

With two points tonight, Jack Eichel now has six points (2+4) in five career games against Columbus.

Eichel leads the league in points (25) and assists (19) since the beginning of February.

Eichel has 29 points (11+18) in 25 home games this season, including nine multi-point outings.

The Sabres are now 12-2-0 this season (and 21-5-0 in Eichel’s career) when he has at least two points.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats

Team

Goaltender

Decision

SV%

GAA

Blue Jackets

Korpisalo

L

.867

4.06

Sabres

Nilsson
Lehner


W

.750
1.000

9.09
0.00

 

Updated Season Stats

Team

Goaltender

Record

SV%

GAA

Blue Jackets

Korpisalo

5-3-0

.909

2.82

Sabres

Nilsson
Lehner

9-9-4
19-20-8

.917
.921

2.84
2.66

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella

Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno

Blue Jackets forward Sam Gagner

Blue Jackets goaltender Joonas Korpisalo

 

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