Final

Series (Game 3 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

Capitals 4

(24-11-3, 51 pts)

Sabres 2

(17-15-5, 39 pts)

7:00 PM ET, December 30, 2008

First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 3 T
WSH 2 1 14
BUF 0 0 22

N. Backstrom (Capitals - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

V. Kozlov (Capitals - RW): Goals: 0, Assists: 2

P. Gaustad (Sabres - C): Goals: 0, Assists: 1

Player Summary

Washington Capitals
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
N. Backstrom C 11-1301000101817:474:160:2213:091516.7
C. Bourque LW10112000000149:590:000:009:590000.0
M. Bradley RW000100004011713:020:082:4510:090000.0
C. Clark RW000310122001612:381:440:0010:540000.0
E. Fehr RW011230001101410:440:000:0010:440000.0
A. Giroux LW000110001001310:321:440:008:480000.0
B. Gordon C 101101000001814:010:083:5310:004833.3
M. Green D 010711000102824:105:362:5315:410000.0
M. Jurcina D 000002121022417:360:202:0815:080000.0
V. Kozlov RW02-1200000001717:204:160:0013:040100.0
B. Laich C 100221001002419:484:164:0611:264640.0
S. Morrisonn D 001213121002518:050:164:2513:240000.0
M. Nylander C 000000000011614:431:440:0012:598466.7
A. Ovechkin LW00-1401001112021:355:321:5914:040000.0
J. Schultz D 00-1000121012518:490:002:1416:350000.0
T. Sloan LW001002000022720:590:205:2715:120000.0
D. Steckel C 012201000002214:210:084:479:267750.0
Washington Capitals Scratches
PlayerDetail
D. BrashearUndisclosed
T. FleischmannUndisclosed
K. AlznerHand Injury
Buffalo Sabres
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
C. Butler D 000102000031818:080:000:5417:140000.0
M. Ellis LW00020000110106:200:060:006:142166.7
P. Gaustad C 011420005002013:290:000:5712:325455.6
N. Gerbe LW00030000000128:230:000:008:230000.0
J. Hecht C 01-1300000002118:173:132:5512:096746.2
A. Kotalik RW000300001032115:583:370:0812:1310100.0
T. Lydman D 011203000002119:591:094:1714:330000.0
C. MacArthur LW100211003012017:053:131:3312:190000.0
A. Mair C 101320004001912:160:000:0812:085455.6
T. Numminen D 000101001001718:082:410:5414:330000.0
D. Paille LW00000012100127:310:000:237:080000.0
J. Pominville RW00-2310000312321:266:153:5011:210000.0
D. Roy C 00-1210121322622:335:432:0814:4212860.0
A. Sekera D 00-2011121022421:133:130:5717:030000.0
J. Spacek D 01-1220002022119:054:340:5713:340000.0
D. Stafford RW00-1100000002218:245:430:0012:410000.0
H. Tallinder D 001000000022117:040:004:1712:470000.0
T. Vanek LW00-2130120022318:575:370:1413:060000.0
Buffalo Sabres Scratches
PlayerDetail
M. AfinogenovUndisclosed
N. PaetschUndisclosed
A. PetersUndisclosed

Goaltending Summary

Washington Capitals Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
J. Theodore33231.93959:530
Buffalo Sabres Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
R. Miller30327.90059:360

* - 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.