Final

Series (Game 2 of 4)

Series tied 2-2

Game 1: Saturday, November 1st
Capitals0Final
Sabres5
Game 2: Friday, December 26th
Sabres2Final
Capitals3
Game 3: Tuesday, December 30th
Capitals4Final
Sabres2
Game 4: Friday, April 3rd
Sabres5Final
OT
Capitals4

Sabres 2

(16-14-5, 37 pts)

Capitals 3

(22-11-3, 47 pts)

7:00 PM ET, December 26, 2008

Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia

1 2 3 T
BUF 0 0 22
WSH 0 1 23

B. Helmer (Capitals - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 2

D. Brashear (Capitals - LW): Goals: 0, Assists: 0

A. Ovechkin (Capitals - RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

Player Summary

Buffalo Sabres
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
M. Afinogenov RW10010000010119:061:230:007:430000.0
C. Butler D 000102000001812:090:000:0012:090000.0
M. Ellis LW0000000000087:110:000:516:202250.0
J. Hecht C 00-2112120002618:521:231:1716:1261135.3
A. Kotalik RW011310001001914:551:160:0113:380000.0
T. Lydman D 01-1003124012822:130:002:2019:530000.0
C. MacArthur LW00-1001002012416:130:000:3315:400000.0
A. Mair C 001301000002215:050:000:2314:427653.8
T. Numminen D 000000001002216:352:321:5612:070000.0
D. Paille LW00-1200000002115:530:001:4814:050000.0
A. Peters LW0000000000221:380:000:001:380000.0
J. Pominville RW000310000102520:472:152:2016:120000.0
D. Roy C 00-1410001102521:141:583:2915:4711761.1
A. Sekera D 00-2002122012922:492:132:0218:340000.0
J. Spacek D 01-2004121103022:100:242:0919:370000.0
D. Stafford RW01-2410001012416:511:230:0015:280000.0
H. Tallinder D 000001002022923:250:003:3219:530000.0
T. Vanek LW100221002021915:561:580:0013:580000.0
Buffalo Sabres Scratches
PlayerDetail
N. PaetschHealthy
P. KaletaEye Injury
P. GaustadHead Injury
Washington Capitals
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
K. Alzner D 000014000002121:470:011:5919:470000.0
N. Backstrom C 012110001112021:114:180:0016:5381044.4
M. Bradley RW000200001011512:390:000:3212:070000.0
D. Brashear LW000000004001211:150:000:0011:150000.0
C. Clark RW000001004001311:531:390:0010:140000.0
E. Fehr RW000400001601614:202:040:0012:160000.0
A. Giroux LW000100004211512:551:120:0011:430000.0
B. Gordon C 100200000221412:270:001:3810:498466.7
B. Helmer D 022003000112718:581:501:2215:460000.0
M. Jurcina D 011301122022017:080:000:0017:080000.0
V. Kozlov RW102510002032219:184:180:0015:000000.0
B. Laich C 000110122011916:163:291:2911:180200.0
S. Morrisonn D 000105001122620:400:321:5918:090000.0
M. Nylander C 000220000311413:592:560:0011:034640.0
A. Ovechkin RW102830123312124:045:361:1117:170000.0
T. Sloan LW002001000002013:590:231:2212:140000.0
D. Steckel C 000011001101814:090:231:5211:546460.0
Washington Capitals Scratches
PlayerDetail
B. JohnsonLeg Injury
T. FleischmannHealthy
A. GordonHealthy

Goaltending Summary

Buffalo Sabres Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
P. Lalime34331.91258:580
Washington Capitals Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
J. Theodore24222.91760:000

* - A player receives a "plus" if he is on the ice when his Club scores an even-strength or shorthand goal. He receives a "minus" if he is on the ice for an even-strength or shorthand goal scored by the opposing Club. The difference in these numbers is considered the player's plus-minus statistic.