Series (Game 1 of 1)

Buffalo leads 1-0

Game 1: Saturday, September 19th
Red Wings1

Sabres 3

(1-0-1, 3 pts)

Red Wings 1

(2-1-0, 4 pts)

7:00 PM ET, September 19, 2009

Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan

1 2 3 T
BUF 0 0 33
DET 0 1 01

Top Skaters

Player Summary

Detroit Red Wings
Pavel Datsyuk01+11
Jeremy Williams0003
Patrick Eaves0001
Brett Lebda0003
Brian Rafalski0002
Kris Newbury00-12
Kris Draper0000
James Howard0000
Jakub Kindl00-13
Nicklas Lidstrom0005
Jonathan Ericsson0004
Francis Pare00-23
Logan Pyett00-10
Francis Lemieux0000
John Vigilante0000
Tomas Tatar00-22
Justin Abdelkader00-10
Johan Franzen10+19
Tomas Holmstrom0105
No Scratches
Buffalo Sabres
Marc-Andre Gragnani00-10
Tim Connolly00-12
Mike Grier00+10
Thomas Vanek10+11
Paul Gaustad10+11
Jason Pominville01-14
Ryan Miller0000
Chris Butler01+10
Patrick Kaleta0001
Matt Ellis0000
Nathan Paetsch00-10
Clarke MacArthur0002
Nathan Gerbe00+12
Toni Lydman00+11
Craig Rivet01+12
Tyler Myers00-10
Tim Kennedy00+12
Mike Weber00+10
Derek Roy10+12
No Scratches

Goaltending Summary

Detroit Red Wings
James Howard19 shots, 17 saves; record: 1-1-0
Buffalo Sabres
Ryan Miller43 shots, 42 saves; record: 1-0-0

* - 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.