2001-02 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 35-35-11-1 - 82 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Northeast Division
Coach: Lindy Ruff (35-35-11, 1 OTL)
Location: Buffalo, New York
2001-02 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
2001-02 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 2001-02 season with a record of 35 wins and 35 losses (and 1 overtime losses) and 11 ties for 82 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Northeast Division. Lindy Ruff coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 213
Regular Season Goals Against: 200

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 4, 2001 Atlanta Thrashers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 0-1-0-0 0-0-0-0 0-1-0-0
October 6, 2001 Ottawa Senators 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 1-1-0-0 0-0-0-0 1-1-0-0
October 7, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New York Rangers 5 L 1-1-0-0 0-1-0-0 1-2-0-0 OT
October 10, 2001 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 2-1-0-0 0-1-0-0 2-2-0-0
October 12, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 2-1-0-0 0-2-0-0 2-3-0-0
October 14, 2001 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 3-1-0-0 0-2-0-0 3-3-0-0
October 16, 2001 Nashville Predators 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 3-1-1-0 0-2-0-0 3-3-1-0 OT
October 19, 2001 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 3-2-1-0 0-2-0-0 3-4-1-0
October 20, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 3-2-1-0 1-2-0-0 4-4-1-0
October 23, 2001 San Jose Sharks 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 4-2-1-0 1-2-0-0 5-4-1-0
October 26, 2001 Montreal Canadiens 5 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 4-3-1-0 1-2-0-0 5-5-1-0
October 27, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New Jersey Devils 3 L 4-3-1-0 1-3-0-0 5-6-1-0
October 30, 2001 Phoenix Coyotes 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 4-4-1-0 1-3-0-0 5-7-1-0
November 2, 2001 Tampa Bay Lightning 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 5-4-1-0 1-3-0-0 6-7-1-0
November 3, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Ottawa Senators 3 L 5-4-1-0 1-4-0-0 6-8-1-0
November 8, 2001 Atlanta Thrashers 0 at Buffalo Sabres 8 W 6-4-1-0 1-4-0-0 7-8-1-0
November 10, 2001 New York Rangers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 6-5-1-0 1-4-0-0 7-9-1-0
November 12, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Florida Panthers 3 W 6-5-1-0 2-4-0-0 8-9-1-0
November 13, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Nashville Predators 4 L 6-5-1-0 2-5-0-0 8-10-1-0
November 16, 2001 Florida Panthers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 6-6-1-0 2-5-0-0 8-11-1-0
November 17, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 3 L 6-6-1-0 2-6-0-0 8-12-1-0
November 19, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Atlanta Thrashers 3 L 6-6-1-0 2-7-0-0 8-13-1-0
November 21, 2001 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 7-6-1-0 2-7-0-0 9-13-1-0
November 23, 2001 Calgary Flames 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 8-6-1-0 2-7-0-0 10-13-1-0
November 24, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 L 8-6-1-0 2-8-0-0 10-14-1-0
November 27, 2001 New York Rangers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 8-6-2-0 2-8-0-0 10-14-2-0 OT
November 28, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Washington Capitals 2 W 8-6-2-0 3-8-0-0 11-14-2-0
December 1, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New York Islanders 2 W 8-6-2-0 4-8-0-0 12-14-2-0
December 4, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Carolina Hurricanes 2 W 8-6-2-0 5-8-0-0 13-14-2-0
December 7, 2001 Colorado Avalanche 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 8-7-2-0 5-8-0-0 13-15-2-0
December 8, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 4 L 8-7-2-0 5-9-0-0 13-16-2-0
December 12, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Dallas Stars 4 L 8-7-2-0 5-10-0-0 13-17-2-0
December 14, 2001 Carolina Hurricanes 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 9-7-2-0 5-10-0-0 14-17-2-0 OT
December 15, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at New York Rangers 4 L 9-7-2-0 5-11-0-0 14-18-2-0
December 19, 2001 Chicago Blackhawks 6 at Buffalo Sabres 5 L 9-8-2-0 5-11-0-0 14-19-2-0
December 21, 2001 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Buffalo Sabres 3 T 9-8-3-0 5-11-0-0 14-19-3-0 OT
December 22, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 9-8-3-0 5-12-0-0 14-20-3-0
December 26, 2001 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 10-8-3-0 5-12-0-0 15-20-3-0
December 29, 2001 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Columbus Blue Jackets 2 T 10-8-3-0 5-12-1-0 15-20-4-0 OT
December 31, 2001 Carolina Hurricanes 5 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 10-9-3-0 5-12-1-0 15-21-4-0
January 3, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Calgary Flames 3 L 10-9-3-0 5-13-1-0 15-22-4-0
January 6, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Minnesota Wild 1 W 10-9-3-0 6-13-1-0 16-22-4-0
January 8, 2002 Vancouver Canucks 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 11-9-3-0 6-13-1-0 17-22-4-0
January 10, 2002 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 11-10-3-0 6-13-1-0 17-23-4-0
January 12, 2002 New Jersey Devils 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 12-10-3-0 6-13-1-0 18-23-4-0
January 16, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 1 W 12-10-3-0 7-13-1-0 19-23-4-0
January 17, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 12-10-3-0 7-14-1-0 19-24-4-0
January 19, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Phoenix Coyotes 1 W 12-10-3-0 8-14-1-0 20-24-4-0
January 21, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Colorado Avalanche 3 L 12-10-3-0 8-15-1-0 20-25-4-0
January 23, 2002 St. Louis Blues 5 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 12-11-3-0 8-15-1-0 20-26-4-0
January 25, 2002 Tampa Bay Lightning 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 13-11-3-0 8-15-1-0 21-26-4-0
January 27, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Washington Capitals 2 W 13-11-3-0 9-15-1-0 22-26-4-0 OT
January 29, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Carolina Hurricanes 2 T 13-11-3-0 9-15-2-0 22-26-5-0 OT
February 5, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Boston Bruins 2 T 13-11-3-0 9-15-3-0 22-26-6-0 OT
February 8, 2002 Ottawa Senators 2 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 14-11-3-0 9-15-3-0 23-26-6-0 OT
February 10, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New Jersey Devils 4 L 14-11-3-0 9-16-3-0 23-27-6-0
February 12, 2002 New Jersey Devils 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 14-11-4-0 9-16-3-0 23-27-7-0 OT
February 26, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Atlanta Thrashers 2 L 14-11-4-0 9-17-3-0 23-28-7-0
March 1, 2002 Boston Bruins 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 15-11-4-0 9-17-3-0 24-28-7-0
March 2, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 T 15-11-4-0 9-17-4-0 24-28-8-0 OT
March 4, 2002 Edmonton Oilers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 15-12-4-0 9-17-4-0 24-29-8-0
March 7, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 5 at New York Islanders 0 W 15-12-4-0 10-17-4-0 25-29-8-0
March 8, 2002 Montreal Canadiens 0 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 16-12-4-0 10-17-4-0 26-29-8-0
March 10, 2002 Detroit Red Wings 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 17-12-4-0 10-17-4-0 27-29-8-0
March 12, 2002 New York Islanders 3 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 17-13-4-0 10-17-4-0 27-30-8-0
March 14, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 17-13-4-0 11-17-4-0 28-30-8-0
March 15, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Florida Panthers 5 L 17-13-4-0 11-18-4-0 28-31-8-0
March 17, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Tampa Bay Lightning 2 T 17-13-4-0 11-18-5-0 28-31-9-0 OT
March 19, 2002 Ottawa Senators 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 18-13-4-0 11-18-5-0 29-31-9-0
March 21, 2002 Boston Bruins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 18-14-4-0 11-18-5-0 29-32-9-0
March 23, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 2 L 18-14-4-0 11-19-5-0 29-33-9-0
March 24, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Ottawa Senators 2 W 18-14-4-0 12-19-5-0 30-33-9-0 OT
March 26, 2002 Washington Capitals 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 18-15-4-0 12-19-5-0 30-34-9-0
March 28, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at St. Louis Blues 4 L 18-15-4-0 12-20-5-0 30-35-9-0
March 30, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 18-15-4-0 13-20-5-0 31-35-9-0
April 1, 2002 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 19-15-4-0 13-20-5-0 32-35-9-0
April 3, 2002 New York Islanders 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 19-15-5-0 13-20-5-0 32-35-10-0 OT
April 5, 2002 Florida Panthers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 3 W 20-15-5-0 13-20-5-0 33-35-10-0
April 7, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Tampa Bay Lightning 3 W 20-15-5-0 14-20-5-0 34-35-10-0
April 10, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Pittsburgh Penguins 4 T 20-15-5-0 14-20-6-0 34-35-11-0 OT
April 12, 2002 Washington Capitals 3 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 20-16-5-0 14-20-6-0 34-36-11-0
April 13, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 0 W 20-16-5-0 15-20-6-0 35-36-11-0


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