The Buffalo Sabres squeaked out a win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 to 3, on December 17, 2005.

Final

PIT

Penguins

8-18-7

3

BUF

Sabres

22-10-1

4

Team

PIT

BUF

1

1

3

2

0

1

3

2

0

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

BUF

Sabres

Adam Mair (EV) assisted by Maxim Afinogenov and Derek Roy

0

1

Sabres

Maxim Afinogenov (EV) assisted by Tim Connolly and Toni Lydman

0

2

Penguins

Sidney Crosby (EV) assisted by Ryan Malone and Josef Melichar

1

2

Sabres

Jason Pominville (PP) assisted by Maxim Afinogenov and Derek Roy

1

3

2nd period

PIT

BUF

Sabres

Chris Drury (PP) assisted by Tim Connolly and Ales Kotalik

1

4

3rd period

PIT

BUF

Penguins

Michel Ouellet (EV) assisted by Tomas Surovy and Sergei Gonchar

2

4

Penguins

Tomas Surovy (EV) assisted by Ryan Whitney and Michel Ouellet

3

4