New Jersey 3, Buffalo 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
New Jersey 1 2 0 3 Final 
Buffalo 1 0 1 2  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 Buffalo17:22, Maxim Afinogenov 10 (power play) (Derek Roy, Nathan Paetsch) 
 New Jersey19:16, Jamie Langenbrunner 7 (John Madden, Paul Martin) 
 2nd Period
 New Jersey2:36, Brian Rafalski 5 (John Madden, Jay Pandolfo) 
 New Jersey6:01, Scott Gomez 16 (Patrik Elias, Brian Rafalski) 
 3rd Period
 Buffalo18:22, Thomas Vanek 12 (Henrik Tallinder) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  New Jersey 8 12 7 27   36 26   0
  Buffalo 8 5 15 28   26 36   1
 New Jersey
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Brodeur  28   26 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  T. Albelin  12:54 0 0 0 0
  S. Brown  3:34 0 0 0 0
  S. Brylin  18:08 0 0 0 1
  P. Elias  19:05 0 1 +1 5
  B. Gionta  21:14 0 0 +1 3
  S. Gomez  18:53 1 0 +1 2
  D. Hale  10:57 0 0 0 0
  V. Kozlov  10:25 0 0 0 1
  J. Langenbrunner  21:12 1 0 +1 6
  J. Madden  18:25 0 2 +1 3
  G. Marshall  11:41 0 0 0 1
  P. Martin  24:34 0 1 +2 0
  R. Matvichuk  19:41 0 0 +1 0
  J. Pandolfo  18:48 0 1 +1 0
  Z. Parise  11:59 0 0 0 4
  B. Rafalski  22:57 1 1 0 1
  E. Rasmussen  9:46 0 0 0 0
  C. White  24:10 0 0 +1 0
 
 Buffalo
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  R. Miller  27   24 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  M. Afinogenov  21:52 1 0 0 2
  B. Campbell  22:31 0 0 +1 3
  T. Connolly  14:58 0 0 -2 3
  P. Gaustad  17:21 0 0 -1 1
  M. Grier  16:37 0 0 +1 0
  J. Hecht  20:48 0 0 +1 5
  D. Kalinin  21:38 0 0 -1 1
  A. Kotalik  16:03 0 0 -2 3
  A. Mair  11:23 0 0 -1 0
  J. McKee  14:08 0 0 -2 0
  T. Numminen  22:15 0 0 -1 0
  N. Paetsch  15:38 0 1 -1 0
  D. Paille  9:15 0 0 0 0
  A. Peters  1:46 0 0 0 0
  J. Pominville  13:36 0 0 -1 1
  D. Roy  19:01 0 1 0 5
  H. Tallinder  21:51 0 1 0 1
  T. Vanek  18:25 1 0 -1 3
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 Buffalo interference with goaltender - 2 min 8:32, T. Vanek
 New Jersey hooking - 2 min 15:45, S. Brylin
 2nd Period
 Buffalo fighting - 5 min 2:39, A. Peters
 New Jersey fighting - 5 min 2:39, G. Marshall
 3rd Period
 New Jersey fighting - 5 min 4:48, D. Hale
 Buffalo fighting - 5 min 4:48, A. Mair

Updated on Saturday, Jan 7, 2006 10:17 pm ET

 
  Game Winning Goal
S. Gomez S. Gomez
New Jersey Devils
Scored at 6:01 of 2nd