The Buffalo Sabres fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 3, on March 30, 2012.

Final

PIT

Penguins

48-24-6

5

BUF

Sabres

38-30-10

3

Team

PIT

BUF

1

2

2

2

2

1

3

1

0

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

BUF

Penguins

Evgeni Malkin (PP) assisted by Steve Sullivan and Sidney Crosby

1

0

Sabres

Jordan Leopold (EV) assisted by Jason Pominville and Ville Leino

1

1

Penguins

Sidney Crosby (EV) assisted by Steve Sullivan and Pascal Dupuis

2

1

Sabres

Tyler Ennis (EV) assisted by Alexander Sulzer and Mike Weber

2

2

2nd period

PIT

BUF

Penguins

James Neal (PP) assisted by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin

3

2

Penguins

Steve Sullivan (EV) assisted by Pascal Dupuis and Sidney Crosby

4

2

Sabres

Thomas Vanek (EV) unassisted

4

3

3rd period

PIT

BUF

Penguins

Jordan Staal (EV-EN) assisted by Brooks Orpik

5

3