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Reviewing the shootout

MONTREAL -- Catch your breath. Here's a another look at the 10-round shootout here Tuesday night. After we roll the highlight film, check out the list of notes we've compiled below.

SHOOTOUT RECAP 

Round 1: Desharnais GOAL (1-0 Montreal), Stafford save
Round 2: Plekanac GOAL (2-0 Montreal), Vanek GOAL (2-1)
Round 3: Gionta wide, Ennis GOAL (2-2)
Round 4: Pouliot wide, Pominville save
Round 5: Pacioretty GOAL (3-2), Gerbe GOAL (3-3)
Round 6: Gomez save, Connolly save
Round 7: Subban goalpost, Myers save
Round 8: Kostitsyn save, Byron save
Round 9: Pyatt save, Leopold crossbar
Round 10: Wisniewski miss, Hecht GOAL (4-3)

---The seven combined goals tied the NHL record set several times.
---The 10 rounds were one shy of Buffalo's record of 11, set in a loss to Colorado on Jan. 8, 2010 in HSBC Arena. The score in that shootout was also 4-3.
---The Sabres became the first team in NHL history to win a game in which they trailed, 2-0, in regulation and 2-0 in a shootout.
---The Sabres won a shootout in which they trailed, 2-0, for the first time. The only other team to do that was Washington vs Pittsburgh on March 24, 2010. 
---The Sabres are an NHL-best 5-0 in shootouts this year.
---Jhonas Enroth's first three career wins are in shootouts. No other goalie's first two have been in shootouts. 
---The Sabres got goals from Thomas Vanek, Tyler Ennis and Nathan Gerbe when a save by Carey Price would have ended the game and given Montreal the win.
---Jason Pominville, Tim Connolly, Tyler Myers, Paul Byron and Jordon Leopold were all stopped by Price when a goal would have ended the game in Buffalo's favor. Leopold hit the crossbar.
---The Canadiens missed their last five chances before Jochen Hecht won it for Buffalo.

(Kudos to Sabres information guru Kevin Snow for a lot of this info)

---Mike Harrington
(www.twitter.com/bnharrington) 

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John Vogl

John Vogl

John Vogl has been covering the Sabres since 2002-03, an era that has included playoff runs, last-place finishes and three ownership changes. The award-winning writer is the Buffalo chapter chairman for the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.

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Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington, a Canisius College graduate who began his career as a News reporter in 1987, has been covering the Buffalo Sabres since 2007. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association and can vouch that exposed flesh freezes instantly when walking in downtown Winnipeg in January.

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Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.

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