The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 4 to 3, on December 30, 2002.

Final

BUF

Sabres

8-22-5-1

3

WSH

Capitals

18-16-3-1

4

Team

BUF

WSH

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

1

2

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Dainius Zubrus (EV) assisted by Ken Klee

0

1

Sabres

Dmitri Kalinin (EV) assisted by Stu Barnes and Miroslav Satan

1

1

2nd period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Mike Grier (EV) assisted by Sergei Gonchar and Dainius Zubrus

1

2

Sabres

Miroslav Satan (PP) assisted by Alexei Zhitnik and Stu Barnes

2

2

3rd period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Jaromir Jagr (EV) assisted by Michael Nylander and Kip Miller

2

3

Capitals

Ivan Ciernik (EV) assisted by Calle Johansson

2

4

Sabres

Vaclav Varada (EV) assisted by Alexei Zhitnik

3

4