Indianapolis Star
National Hockey League
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Buffalo 3, Minnesota 2
When: 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, December 16, 2021
Where: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Referees: Wes McCauley, Garrett Rank
Linesmen: Shandor Alphonso, Scott Cherrey
Attendance: 18022
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final OT123OTT
Buffalo 0111SO3
Minnesota 11002
Scoring/Penalty Summary
1st Period
Scoring
10:11 - Wild Jon Merrill (EV) Assists: Dmitry Kulikov , Ryan Hartman
Penalties
4:25 - Wild Frederick Gaudreau (2) High sticking
13:04 - Wild Dmitry Kulikov (2) Holding
2nd Period
Scoring
8:05 - Sabres Dylan Cozens (EV) Assists: Henri Jokiharju
19:04 - Wild Kirill Kaprizov (EV) Assists: Alex Goligoski , Jared Spurgeon
Penalties
8:25 - Sabres Rasmus Dahlin (4) High Sticking - Double Minor
3rd Period
Scoring
12:03 - Sabres Mark Pysyk (EV) Assists: Vinnie Hinostroza , Mark Jankowski
Penalties
None.
Overtime
Scoring
No Scoring.
Penalties
None.
Buffalo Sabres
Player POS G A P +/- PIM SOG SHF TOI EV PP SH PP SH HT BS FW FL FO%
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen G 0 0 0 0 0 64:24 56:24 4:00 4:00 0 0 - - - - -
Malcolm Subban G 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Will Butcher D 0 0 0 +1 0 1 23 18:11 16:15 1:56 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Henri Jokiharju D 0 1 1 +1 0 0 27 21:54 18:34 0:36 2:44 0 0 2 2 - - -
Mark Pysyk D 1 0 1 E 0 2 27 20:58 18:14 0:00 2:44 0 0 1 - - - -
John Hayden LW 0 0 0 E 0 3 18 10:55 10:13 0:00 0:42 0 0 2 - - - -
Mark Jankowski C 0 1 1 +1 0 1 18 11:40 10:00 0:00 1:40 0 0 - - 3 6 33
Cody Eakin C 0 0 0 -1 0 1 21 15:32 13:50 0:04 1:38 0 0 3 1 8 6 57
Kyle Okposo RW 0 0 0 +1 0 3 25 21:39 17:59 2:00 1:40 0 0 1 - 2 0 100
Dylan Cozens C 1 0 1 +1 0 5 24 17:54 16:26 1:28 0:00 0 0 1 - 8 7 53
Rasmus Dahlin D 0 0 0 +1 4 4 31 25:45 23:36 2:09 0:00 0 0 2 1 - - -
Zemgus Girgensons LW 0 0 0 +1 0 2 20 13:18 11:44 0:04 1:30 0 0 2 - - - -
Vinnie Hinostroza LW 0 1 1 E 0 4 20 13:46 13:14 0:32 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Colin Miller D 0 0 0 -1 0 0 24 18:38 17:22 0:00 1:16 0 0 2 3 - - -
Jeff Skinner LW 0 0 0 -1 0 2 18 16:15 14:47 1:28 0:00 0 0 2 - 1 3 25
Brett Murray LW 0 0 0 +1 0 0 22 16:30 14:30 2:00 0:00 0 0 2 - - - -
Victor Olofsson LW 0 0 0 -1 0 5 21 18:08 16:12 1:56 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Tage Thompson RW 0 0 0 -1 0 6 22 17:19 15:23 1:56 0:00 0 0 - - 4 5 44
Rasmus Asplund C 0 0 0 -1 0 1 20 14:27 11:37 2:00 0:50 0 0 - - - - -
Jacob Bryson D 0 0 0 -2 0 0 27 18:47 15:40 1:51 1:16 0 0 - 1 - - -
Minnesota Wild
Player POS G A P +/- PIM SOG SHF TOI EV PP SH PP SH HT BS FW FL FO%
Cam Talbot G 0 0 0 0 0 65:00 57:00 4:00 4:00 0 0 - - - - -
Kaapo Kahkonen G 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0:00 0:00 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Jon Merrill D 1 0 1 E 0 1 19 18:08 17:08 0:00 1:00 0 0 1 - - - -
Nico Sturm C 0 0 0 -1 0 0 19 13:16 11:43 0:00 1:33 0 0 1 1 3 6 33
Dmitry Kulikov D 0 1 1 E 2 1 23 19:42 19:06 0:00 0:36 0 0 1 4 - - -
Joel Eriksson Ek C 0 0 0 E 0 4 22 19:05 15:13 2:44 1:08 0 0 5 1 10 7 59
Marcus Foligno LW 0 0 0 E 0 2 24 15:58 13:25 1:16 1:17 0 0 5 - - - -
Jordan Greenway LW 0 0 0 E 0 2 21 14:34 12:46 1:04 0:44 0 0 2 - 0 3 0
Brandon Duhaime RW 0 0 0 -1 0 1 17 13:26 12:14 0:00 1:12 0 0 2 1 0 1 0
Kevin Fiala LW 0 0 0 -1 0 3 19 16:20 15:16 1:04 0:00 0 0 - - - - -
Matt Dumba D 0 0 0 -1 0 2 25 27:09 24:04 1:04 2:01 0 0 1 - - - -
Jonas Brodin D 0 0 0 -1 0 1 26 24:41 21:49 1:15 1:37 0 0 - 2 - - -
Nick Bjugstad C 0 0 0 -1 0 1 17 13:25 13:25 0:00 0:00 0 0 1 - 2 1 67
Mats Zuccarello RW 0 0 0 +2 0 2 20 19:24 16:28 2:56 0:00 0 0 - 1 1 0 100
Ryan Hartman RW 0 1 1 +2 0 5 21 20:11 15:56 2:56 1:19 0 0 1 - 8 6 57
Jared Spurgeon D 0 1 1 +1 0 2 17 14:36 10:28 2:45 1:23 0 0 - - - - -
Alex Goligoski D 0 1 1 +1 0 1 21 17:55 16:32 0:00 1:23 0 0 2 - - - -
Victor Rask C 0 0 0 -1 0 0 17 11:19 11:19 0:00 0:00 0 0 - - 1 1 50
Frederick Gaudreau C 0 0 0 -1 2 0 17 13:18 12:31 0:00 0:47 0 0 - - 2 1 67
Kirill Kaprizov LW 1 0 1 +2 0 4 19 18:33 15:37 2:56 0:00 0 0 1 1 - - -
Goaltending
Buffalo
  Shots Saves GA SV % PIM TOI
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen W (2-5-2) 32 30 2 .938 0 64:24
Minnesota
  Shots Saves GA SV % PIM TOI
Cam Talbot L (32-12-4) 40 38 2 .950 0 65:00