The Buffalo Sabres decisively defeated the Washington Capitals, 8 to 5, on November 17, 2005.

Final

WSH

Capitals

7-12-0

5

BUF

Sabres

10-9-0

8

Team

WSH

BUF

1

1

4

2

3

2

3

1

2

Total

5

8

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Brian Campbell (EV) unassisted

0

1

Capitals

Chris Clark (EV) assisted by Jamie Heward and Matt Pettinger

1

1

Sabres

Ales Kotalik (PP) assisted by Teppo Numminen and J.P. Dumont

1

2

Sabres

Taylor Pyatt (EV) assisted by Adam Mair

1

3

Sabres

Taylor Pyatt (EV) assisted by Adam Mair and Toni Lydman

1

4

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Dmitri Kalinin (EV) assisted by Jochen Hecht and Tim Connolly

1

5

Sabres

Brian Campbell (PP) assisted by Daniel Briere and Tim Connolly

1

6

Capitals

Andrew Cassels (EV) assisted by Chris Clark and Alex Ovechkin

2

6

Capitals

Brian Sutherby (SH) unassisted

3

6

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (PP) assisted by Andrew Cassels and Brian Willsie

4

6

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Taylor Pyatt (EV) assisted by J.P. Dumont and Daniel Briere

4

7

Capitals

Ben Clymer (EV) assisted by Brian Sutherby and Matt Bradley

5

7

Sabres

Tim Connolly (EV) unassisted

5

8