The Buffalo Sabres were decisively beaten by the Tampa Bay Lightning, 5 to 2, on October 30, 2008.

Final

TBL

5

BUF

Sabres

6-2-2

2

Team

TBL

BUF

1

3

1

2

2

1

3

0

0

Total

5

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

TBL

BUF

Lightning

Steven Stamkos (PP) assisted by Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis

1

0

Lightning

Jussi Jokinen (EV) assisted by Evgeny Artyukhin and Mark Recchi

2

0

Sabres

Clarke MacArthur (EV) assisted by Daniel Paille and Jaroslav Spacek

2

1

Lightning

Ryan Malone (EV) assisted by Steven Stamkos

3

1

2nd period

TBL

BUF

Lightning

Paul Ranger (EV) assisted by Chris Gratton and Vincent Lecavalier

4

1

Lightning

Steven Stamkos (EV) assisted by Adam Hall

5

1

Sabres

Thomas Vanek (PP) assisted by Andrej Sekera and Jaroslav Spacek

5

2