Buffalo 4, Pittsburgh 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
Pittsburgh 1 0 2 3 Final 
Buffalo 3 1 0 4  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 Buffalo3:32, Adam Mair 2 (Maxim Afinogenov, Derek Roy) 
 Buffalo6:46, Maxim Afinogenov 7 (Tim Connolly, Toni Lydman) 
 Pittsburgh10:50, Sidney Crosby 14 (Ryan Malone, Josef Melichar) 
 Buffalo18:15, Jason Pominville 3 (power play) (Maxim Afinogenov, Derek Roy) 
 2nd Period
 Buffalo15:34, Chris Drury 11 (power play) (Tim Connolly, Ales Kotalik) 
 3rd Period
 Pittsburgh0:24, Michel Ouellet 2 (Tomas Surovy, Sergei Gonchar) 
 Pittsburgh9:43, Tomas Surovy 1 (Ryan Whitney, Michel Ouellet) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  Pittsburgh 10 9 14 33   21 42   0
  Buffalo 15 8 6 29   42 21   2
 Pittsburgh
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  J. Thibault  29   25 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  E. Boguniecki  12:59 0 0 -2 1
  E. Christensen  15:58 0 0 +2 2
  S. Crosby  20:34 1 0 +1 3
  S. Endicott  13:36 0 0 0 3
  S. Gonchar  27:01 0 1 0 4
  M. Hussey  12:58 0 0 -2 2
  R. Malone  13:27 0 1 +1 1
  J. Melichar  21:45 0 1 +1 1
  M. Murley  12:39 0 0 0 1
  L. Odelein  19:32 0 0 0 1
  B. Orpik  22:23 0 0 +2 0
  M. Ouellet  17:22 1 1 +2 2
  Z. Palffy  17:02 0 0 +1 4
  M. Recchi  8:40 0 0 0 1
  A. Roy  6:38 0 0 0 0 10 
  T. Surovy  16:42 1 1 0 5
  D. Tarnstrom  3:07 0 0 -1 0
  R. Whitney  27:13 0 1 0 2
 
 Buffalo
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Biron  33   30 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  M. Afinogenov  17:44 1 2 +2 4
  B. Campbell  20:23 0 0 -1 1
  T. Connolly  21:08 0 2 0 0
  C. Drury  14:51 1 0 -2 3
  R. Fitzpatrick  16:57 0 0 -2 1
  P. Gaustad  12:18 0 0 0 0
  M. Grier  9:36 0 0 -1 0
  J. Hecht  18:17 0 0 -2 2
  A. Kotalik  19:29 0 1 0 3
  T. Lydman  20:23 0 1 +1 0
  A. Mair  11:28 1 0 0 2
  J. McKee  17:20 0 0 -1 0
  T. Numminen  16:30 0 0 0 0
  A. Peters  3:48 0 0 0 1 12 
  J. Pominville  17:03 1 0 -1 5
  D. Roy  18:44 0 2 +1 4
  H. Tallinder  19:51 0 0 +1 1
  T. Vanek  16:12 0 0 0 2
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 Pittsburgh hooking - 2 min 1:11, D. Tarnstrom
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 4:36, M. Afinogenov
 Buffalo unsportsmanlike conduct - 2 min 11:01, A. Peters
 Pittsburgh unsportsmanlike conduct - 2 min 11:01, L. Odelein
 Pittsburgh holding - 2 min 12:40, J. Melichar
 Pittsburgh hooking - 2 min 16:09, M. Murley
 Pittsburgh high sticking - 2 min 18:06, R. Malone
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 19:11, C. Drury
 2nd Period
 Pittsburgh interference - 2 min 9:35, J. Melichar
 Pittsburgh puck over glass - 2 min 14:25, B. Orpik
 Buffalo interference - 2 min 17:25, B. Campbell
 3rd Period
 Pittsburgh misconduct - 10 min 6:34, A. Roy
 Buffalo misconduct - 10 min 6:34, A. Peters

Updated on Saturday, Dec 17, 2005 7:55 pm ET

 
  Game Winning Goal
C. Drury C. Drury
Buffalo Sabres
Scored at 15:34 of 2nd