The Tampa Bay Lightning emerged victorious over the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 3, on January 21, 2009.

Final

BUF

Sabres

24-18-5

3

TBL

Lightning

16-21-10

5

Team

BUF

TBL

1

0

2

2

3

3

3

0

0

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

TBL

Lightning

Steve Eminger (PP) assisted by Jeff Halpern

0

1

Lightning

Steve Downie (EV) assisted by Cory Murphy and Matt Pettinger

0

2

2nd period

BUF

TBL

Sabres

Derek Roy (EV) assisted by Jason Pominville and Toni Lydman

1

2

Lightning

Lukas Krajicek (EV) assisted by Andrej Meszaros and Vinny Prospal

1

3

Sabres

Ales Kotalik (PP) assisted by Craig Rivet and Paul Gaustad

2

3

Lightning

Jeff Halpern (EV) assisted by Mark Recchi and Ty Wishart

2

4

Sabres

Derek Roy (PP) assisted by Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville

3

4

Lightning

Cory Murphy (PP) assisted by Mark Recchi

3

5