Hurricanes 4 at Sabres 3
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Final 1 2 3
Hurricanes  2 1 1
4
Sabres 2 0 1
3
First Niagara Center - Buffalo, New York


Game Summary
1st Period Scoring Summary Score
6:58 Thomas Vanek (3)
Assisted by Jordan Leopold (1)
Buf 1-0
8:20 Alexei Ponikarovsky (2)
Assisted by Jay Harrison (1) and Jamie McBain (1)
Tied 1-1
10:01 Derek Roy (1)
Assisted by Drew Stafford (1) and Christian Ehrhoff (2)
Buf 2-1
19:48 Short-Handed Brandon Sutter (1)
Tied 2-2
Penalty Summary
2:50 2 minute penalty on Jason Pominville for Hooking
5:07 2 minute penalty on Jay Harrison for Tripping
6:20 2 minute penalty on Tyler Myers for Tripping
18:59 2 minute penalty on Bryan Allen for Interference
2nd Period Scoring Summary Score
6:59 Short-Handed Tim Brent (1)
Assisted by Jiri Tlusty (1)
Car 3-2
Penalty Summary
3:10 2 minute penalty on Cody McCormick for Unsportsmanlike conduct
5:49 2 minute penalty on Chad LaRose for High-sticking
7:59 2 minute penalty on Tuomo Ruutu for Slashing
7:59 2 minute penalty on Nathan Gerbe for Slashing
10:37 5 minute penalty on Tim Gleason for Fighting
10:37 5 minute penalty on Paul Gaustad for Fighting
13:47 2 minute penalty on Team for Too many men
17:58 2 minute penalty on Alexei Ponikarovsky for Slashing
3rd Period Scoring Summary Score
17:39 Drew Stafford (2)
Assisted by Tyler Myers (1) and Andrej Sekera (2)
Tied 3-3
18:36 Power-Play Jeff Skinner (2)
Assisted by Jussi Jokinen (3) and Joni Pitkanen (2)
Car 4-3
Penalty Summary
7:31 2 minute penalty on Jeff Skinner for Tripping
10:20 2 minute penalty on Team for Too many men
18:00 2 minute penalty on Thomas Vanek for Tripping
19:28 2 minute penalty on Christian Ehrhoff for Tripping

Team Statistics
Hurricanes Sabres
Goals scored 4 3
Shots on goal 34 42
Shooting % 11.8 7.1
Powerplay opportunities 8 8
Powerplay goals 1 0
Shorthanded goals 2 0
Powerplay % 16.7 0.0
Penalty killing % 100.0 83.3
Penalty shots 0 0
Faceoffs won 35 35
Empty net goals 0 0
Three Stars
1st Star 2nd Star 3rd Star
Hurricanes
Jeff Skinner
G A PTS SOG
1 0 1 3
Sabres
Drew Stafford
G A PTS SOG
1 1 2 4
Hurricanes
Cam Ward
SV SV% GA
39 .929 3
Shots On Goals
1st 2nd 3rd Total
Hurricanes 13 12 9 34
Sabres 13 18 11 42
Carolina Hurricanes
PLAYER STATS FACEOFFS
Name G A SOG +/- PN PIM TO H BL FW FL FW% SHF TOI
B. Allen 1 1 2 0.0 30  20:51
T. Brent 1 0 0 50.0 13  8:12
Z. Dalpe 0 0 0 0.0 3:36
P. Dwyer 1 0 0 0.0 24  18:35
T. Gleason 2 1 5 0.0 30  22:08
J. Harrison -1 1 2 0.0 30  18:20
J. Jokinen -1 0 0 63.6 26  17:12
T. Kaberle -2 0 0 0.0 22  16:11
C. LaRose 0 1 2 0.0 24  14:40
J. McBain 2 0 0 0.0 25  18:40
J. Pitkanen -2 0 0 0.0 34  24:05
A. Ponikarovsky 0 1 2 0.0 29  18:07
T. Ruutu 0 1 2 42.9 25  14:54
J. Skinner -1 1 2 0.0 21  15:39
E. Staal -3 0 0 10  14  41.7 29  18:49
A. Stewart 0 0 0 0.0 5:21
B. Sutter 1 0 0 13  61.9 25  17:41
J. Tlusty 1 0 0 0.0 20  12:59
C. Ward 0 0 0 0.0 60:00
Goalie Stats Game
S SV GA SV% TOI PIM
C. Ward 42 39 3 .929 60:00 0
Buffalo Sabres
PLAYER STATS FACEOFFS
Name G A SOG +/- PN PIM TO H BL FW FL FW% SHF TOI
L. Adam -2 0 0 33.3 19  16:51
B. Boyes 0 0 0 100.0 17  11:49
C. Ehrhoff -2 1 2 0.0 26  26:18
T. Ennis 0 0 0 0.0 17  14:15
P. Gaustad 0 1 5 50.0 14  12:09
N. Gerbe 2 1 2 0.0 18  11:19
M. Gragnani -1 0 0 0.0 23  19:31
P. Kaleta 0 0 0 100.0 17  13:08
V. Leino 0 0 0 25.0 17  13:40
J. Leopold 2 0 0 0.0 26  21:22
C. McCormick 0 1 2 0.0 8:00
R. Miller 0 0 0 0.0 58:52
T. Myers 0 1 2 0.0 28  21:10
J. Pominville -1 1 2 40.0 24  19:48
R. Regehr -1 0 0 0.0 24  17:44
D. Roy 2 0 0 16  64.0 23  16:11
A. Sekera 1 0 0 0.0 21  14:05
D. Stafford 0 0 0 0.0 19  14:05
T. Vanek -1 1 2 0.0 24  18:35
Goalie Stats Game
S SV GA SV% TOI PIM
R. Miller 34 30 4 .882 58:52 0
Officials: Don Van Massenhoven, Ghislain Hebert,
Attendance: 18,690
Time of game: 2:33

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