Buffalo 8, Tampa Bay 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
Tampa Bay 2 2 1 5 Final 
Buffalo 2 3 3 8  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 Buffalo0:27, J.P. Dumont 12 (Daniel Briere, Henrik Tallinder) 
 Tampa Bay12:56, Brad Richards 19 (power play) (Pavel Kubina, Martin St. Louis) 
 Tampa Bay15:11, Ruslan Fedotenko 19 (power play) (Fredrik Modin, Brad Richards) 
 Buffalo18:04, J.P. Dumont 13 (power play) (Daniel Briere, Brian Campbell) 
 2nd Period
 Buffalo8:04, Paul Gaustad 8 (Chris Drury, Mike Grier) 
 Tampa Bay9:15, Vincent Lecavalier 27 (Pavel Kubina, Vaclav Prospal) 
 Buffalo15:45, Ales Kotalik 22 (Jason Pominville, Tim Connolly) 
 Tampa Bay17:35, Vaclav Prospal 22 (power play) (Pavel Kubina, Brad Richards) 
 Buffalo19:19, Derek Roy 11 (shorthanded) (Jochen Hecht, Henrik Tallinder) 
 3rd Period
 Tampa Bay8:43, Martin St. Louis 19 (Brad Richards, Paul Ranger) 
 Buffalo10:38, Thomas Vanek 21 (Derek Roy, Teppo Numminen) 
 Buffalo17:12, Derek Roy 12 (Mike Grier) 
 Buffalo19:16, Derek Roy 13 (empty net) (Mike Grier, Henrik Tallinder) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  Tampa Bay 17 10 13 40   25 28   3
  Buffalo 9 7 7 23   28 25   1
 Tampa Bay
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  J. Grahame  16   11 
  S. Burke  6  
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  D. Afanasenkov  11:54 0 0 -2 0
  D. Boyle  26:59 0 0 -2 2
  M. Cibak  7:20 0 0 0 1
  R. Craig  18:26 0 0 -2 3
  R. Fedotenko  18:50 1 0 0 2
  P. Kubina  16:56 0 3 -1 1
  V. Lecavalier  22:31 1 0 -1 8
  F. Modin  19:08 0 1 -3 3
  N. Pratt  15:26 0 0 0 0
  V. Prospal  21:58 1 1 -1 6
  P. Ranger  18:43 0 1 -1 0
  D. Reid  2:44 0 0 0 0
  B. Richards  21:53 1 3 -2 7
  C. Sarich  17:22 0 0 -3 1
  M. St. Louis  21:45 1 1 -3 3
  D. Sydor  17:19 0 0 -2 1
  N. Tarnasky  0:46 0 0 0 0
  T. Taylor  15:48 0 0 -3 2
 
 Buffalo
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  R. Miller  40   35 
 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  M. Afinogenov  11:57 0 0 0 0
  D. Briere  15:04 0 2 0 1
  B. Campbell  16:55 0 1 +1 0
  T. Connolly  14:13 0 1 0 0
  C. Drury  14:52 0 1 +1 0
  J.P. Dumont  15:28 2 0 +1 5
  P. Gaustad  14:21 1 0 +3 2
  M. Grier  16:23 0 3 +3 1
  J. Hecht  16:50 0 1 +1 1
  D. Kalinin  17:16 0 0 +1 0
  A. Kotalik  14:55 1 0 0 3
  T. Lydman  21:36 0 0 +3 1
  J. McKee  18:25 0 0 +1 0
  T. Numminen  21:42 0 1 +1 1
  J. Pominville  13:13 0 1 0 1
  D. Roy  15:20 3 1 +5 6
  H. Tallinder  20:15 0 3 +3 0
  T. Vanek  12:23 1 0 +1 1
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 Buffalo interference - 2 min 9:19, T. Vanek
 Buffalo tripping - 2 min 12:43, D. Briere
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 14:58, T. Connolly
 Tampa Bay holding the stick - 2 min 17:47, M. St. Louis
 2nd Period
 Buffalo interference - 2 min 1:28, J. Pominville
 Tampa Bay cross check - 2 min 2:49, R. Craig
 Buffalo tripping - 2 min 11:24, D. Roy
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 17:07, D. Kalinin
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 17:27, T. Connolly
 3rd Period
 Tampa Bay tripping - 2 min 1:02, D. Sydor
 Tampa Bay unsportsmanlike conduct - 2 min 19:16, B. Richards

Updated on Thursday, Mar 9, 2006 9:49 pm ET

 
  Game Winning Goal
T. Vanek T. Vanek
Buffalo Sabres
Scored at 10:38 of 3rd