Carolina 5, Buffalo 3
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    1 2 3 Total
Carolina 2 1 2 5 Final 
Buffalo 1 0 2 3  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 Buffalo4:57, Ales Kotalik 8 (power play) (Brian Campbell, Thomas Vanek) 
 Carolina14:41, Ray Whitney 4 (Erik Cole, Cory Stillman) 
 Carolina18:20, Mike Zigomanis 1 (Eric Staal, Cory Stillman) 
 2nd Period
 Carolina14:06, Frantisek Kaberle 3 (power play) (Erik Cole, Cory Stillman) 
 3rd Period
 Carolina8:37, Erik Cole 6 (penalty shot) 
 Buffalo9:15, Thomas Vanek 1 (power play) (Ales Kotalik, Dmitri Kalinin) 
 Buffalo12:43, Thomas Vanek 2 (Henrik Tallinder, Tim Connolly) 
 Carolina19:28, Justin Williams 4 (empty net) (Niclas Wallin) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  Carolina 8 3 11 22   34 27   1
  Buffalo 12 22 10 44   27 34   3
 Carolina
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Gerber  44   41 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  K. Adams  11:55 0 0 0 1
  J. Boulerice  4:37 0 0 0 0
  R. Brind'Amour  20:01 0 0 +1 1
  E. Cole  19:20 1 2 +1 4
  M. Commodore  21:14 0 0 +1 0
  M. Cullen  15:01 0 0 0 0
  B. Hedican  20:21 0 0 0 0
  F. Kaberle  21:54 1 0 +1 2
  N. Nordgren  6:48 0 0 0 1
  E. Staal  17:02 0 1 +1 2
  C. Stillman  17:10 0 3 +1 2
  O. Tverdovsky  16:31 0 0 +1 1
  J. Vasicek  17:27 0 0 0 2
  N. Wallin  14:03 0 1 +1 0
  A. Ward  21:20 0 0 -1 0
  R. Whitney  15:02 1 0 +2 1
  J. Williams  21:29 1 0 +1 3
  M. Zigomanis  12:28 1 0 +1 2
 
 Buffalo
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Biron  21   17 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  M. Afinogenov  17:43 0 0 +1 1
  D. Briere  18:58 0 0 -1 4
  B. Campbell  19:40 0 1 0 3
  T. Connolly  16:08 0 1 +1 3
  C. Drury  15:58 0 0 -3 2
  J.P. Dumont  15:40 0 0 0 1
  R. Fitzpatrick  22:15 0 0 -1 3
  P. Gaustad  11:51 0 0 0 0
  M. Grier  10:01 0 0 -1 1
  J. Hecht  20:12 0 0 0 2
  J. Jillson  12:41 0 0 0 1
  D. Kalinin  22:12 0 1 -2 1
  A. Kotalik  15:11 1 1 -1 8
  A. Mair  8:23 0 0 -1 3
  T. Numminen  18:51 0 0 -1 0
  D. Roy  15:06 0 0 -2 2
  H. Tallinder  18:21 0 1 -1 1
  T. Vanek  16:11 2 1 +1 8
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 Carolina high sticking - 2 min 4:08, R. Brind'Amour
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 5:35, J. Dumont
 Buffalo interference - 2 min 12:36, H. Tallinder
 Carolina slashing - 2 min 15:10, N. Nordgren
 Carolina hooking - 2 min 19:21, O. Tverdovsky
 2nd Period
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 12:52, J. Jillson
 3rd Period
 Carolina tripping - 2 min 7:42, J. Boulerice

Updated on Wednesday, Nov 9, 2005 10:13 pm ET

 
  Game Winning Goal
E. Cole E. Cole
Carolina Hurricanes
Scored at 8:37 of 3rd
 Series at a Glance
Buffalo Sabres vs. Carolina Hurricanes
Hurricanes win series 4-3
Game 1: at CAR
BUF 3, CAR 2 - Final
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Game 2: at CAR
CAR 4, BUF 3 - Final
Recap | Box Score
Game 3: at BUF
BUF 4, CAR 3 - Final
Recap | Box Score
Game 4: at BUF
CAR 4, BUF 0 - Final
Recap | Box Score
Game 5: at CAR
CAR 4, BUF 3 - Final OT
Recap | Box Score
Game 6: at BUF
BUF 2, CAR 1 - Final OT
Recap | Box Score
Game 7: at CAR
CAR 4, BUF 2 - Final
Recap | Box Score
Series Breakdown