Buffalo 5, Washington 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
Buffalo 1 1 3 5 Final 
Washington 1 1 1 3  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 Washington13:12, Alexander Ovechkin 23 (power play) (Nicklas Backstrom, Michael Nylander) 
 Buffalo18:57, Derek Roy 12 (shorthanded) (unassisted) 
 2nd Period
 Washington0:38, Nicklas Backstrom 5 (Viktor Kozlov) 
 Buffalo18:42, Maxim Afinogenov 5 (Andrej Sekera, Paul Gaustad) 
 3rd Period
 Buffalo0:19, Drew Stafford 6 (Brian Campbell, Derek Roy) 
 Washington5:09, Brooks Laich 6 (Milan Jurcina, Tom Poti) 
 Buffalo16:18, Tim Connolly 5 (Jason Pominville, Toni Lydman) 
 Buffalo18:46, Jochen Hecht 11 (empty net) (Jason Pominville) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  Buffalo 10 6 14 30   27 25   0
  Washington 6 11 6 23   25 27   1
 Buffalo
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  R. Miller  23   20 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  M. Afinogenov  18:53 1 0 0 3
  B. Campbell  26:33 0 1 +1 3
  T. Connolly  16:41 1 0 +1 2
  P. Gaustad  19:21 0 1 +1 3
  J. Hecht  18:01 1 0 +1 2
  A. Kotalik  16:01 0 0 +1 1
  T. Lydman  21:45 0 1 +1 0
  A. Mair  07:23 0 0 -1 1
  N. Paetsch  12:01 0 0 +1 1
  D. Paille  10:46 0 0 -1 2
  A. Peters  02:17 0 0 0 0
  J. Pominville  18:03 0 2 +2 3
  D. Roy  20:07 1 1 +2 4
  A. Sekera  07:25 0 1 +1 1
  J. Spacek  25:27 0 0 +1 1
  D. Stafford  13:31 1 0 +1 1
  H. Tallinder  21:50 0 0 +1 1
  T. Vanek  17:15 0 0 +1 1
 
 Washington
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  O. Kolzig  29   25 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  N. Backstrom  20:26 1 1 -2 2
  M. Bradley  07:03 0 0 0 2
  D. Brashear  12:03 0 0 0 2
  M. Green  21:06 0 0 -3 4
  M. Jurcina  14:46 0 1 +1 0
  V. Kozlov  12:04 0 1 +1 0
  B. Laich  16:16 1 0 0 2
  Q. Laing  12:34 0 0 0 1
  S. Morrisonn  22:15 0 0 0 0
  J. Motzko  09:58 0 0 -1 0
  M. Nylander  15:36 0 1 -3 1
  A. Ovechkin  21:42 1 0 -2 6
  M. Pettinger  14:02 0 0 -1 1
  B. Pothier  13:46 0 0 0 0
  T. Poti  24:14 0 1 -1 1
  J. Schultz  17:35 0 0 -1 0
  A. Semin  17:06 0 0 -3 0
  D. Steckel  16:03 0 0 -1 1
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 Washington too many men on the ice - 2 min 0:59, Bench served by A. Ovechkin
 Buffalo interference - 2 min 2:40, T. Vanek
 Washington tripping - 2 min 8:33, T. Poti
 Buffalo too many men on the ice - 2 min 12:32, Bench served by T. Vanek
 Washington hooking - 2 min 14:44, A. Ovechkin
 Buffalo slashing - 2 min 17:11, M. Afinogenov
 2nd Period
 Washington too many men on the ice - 2 min 3:32, Bench served by A. Ovechkin
 Washington tripping - 2 min 14:51, M. Jurcina
 3rd Period
 Buffalo hooking - 2 min 2:48, H. Tallinder
 Washington tripping - 2 min 9:43, M. Green

Updated on Friday, Dec 14, 2007 10:08 pm ET

 
  Three Stars
T. Connolly
T. Connolly
Sabres - C
Goals: 1
Assists: 0
M. Afinogenov
M. Afinogenov
Sabres - RW
Goals: 1
Assists: 0
N. Backstrom
N. Backstrom
Capitals - C
Goals: 1
Assists: 1