Final

Series (Game 3 of 4)

Washington leads 3-1

Game 1: Wednesday, November 25th
Sabres0Final
Capitals2
Game 2: Wednesday, December 9th
Capitals0Final
Sabres3
Game 3: Wednesday, December 23rd
Sabres2Final
Capitals5
Game 4: Wednesday, March 3rd
Capitals3Final
Sabres1

Sabres 2

(22-11-3, 47 pts)

Capitals 5

(23-8-6, 52 pts)

7:00 PM ET, December 23, 2009

Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia

1 2 3 T
BUF 0 2 02
WSH 2 1 25

Top Skaters

Buffalo: T. Connolly - 1 G, 6 SOG, +2

Washington: A. Ovechkin - 1 G, 2 A, 5 SOG, +1

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 %
T. Connolly C 102651000002619:132:040:3716:3210100.0
M. Ellis LW00011000000149:210:000:009:217187.5
P. Gaustad C 102322123002820:242:140:2217:4812860.0
M. Grier RW011221001212417:520:001:2916:230100.0
J. Hecht C 00-2331000102217:011:461:1114:0410100.0
T. Kennedy LW00-1110002001913:070:470:0012:205455.6
T. Lydman D 000111001012217:460:000:2117:250000.0
C. MacArthur LW00-1110001101914:001:300:0012:3010100.0
A. Mair C 000000001001613:020:000:0013:020100.0
S. Montador D 01-1224002022620:461:460:1118:490000.0
T. Myers D 00-1222004012220:591:302:1817:110000.0
N. Paetsch D 00011000000149:130:000:009:130000.0
J. Pominville RW010331000002315:352:140:4412:371420.0
C. Rivet D 000112120002619:401:460:2117:330000.0
D. Roy C 01-1220000102217:281:530:5114:445838.5
A. Sekera D 00-1220000012519:010:000:1118:500000.0
D. Stafford RW00-2330121001811:501:460:0010:040000.0
H. Tallinder D 00-1000000102118:260:002:1816:080000.0
Buffalo Sabres Scratches
PlayerDetail
T. VanekAbdominal
P. KaletaNeck Injury
N. GerbeGroin
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 00-1002000112016:500:000:4716:030000.0
N. Backstrom C 201420000112222:192:181:5818:035741.7
M. Bradley RW000111002001310:380:000:1110:271233.3
C. Clark RW010111001101311:450:000:0011:450000.0
J. Erskine D 000113007102220:130:000:4719:260000.0
E. Fehr RW010222000201311:380:000:0011:380000.0
T. Fleischmann LW011441001111713:000:100:3112:190000.0
M. Green D 112432000122024:082:501:1820:000000.0
M. Knuble RW011221121011814:302:140:3611:400000.0
B. Laich C 01-1220001301816:092:141:2012:358850.0
Q. Laing LW000111002021410:070:000:119:560000.0
B. Morrison C 101540120001913:490:580:3112:205838.5
S. Morrisonn D 001002000122117:020:001:1115:510000.0
A. Ovechkin LW121540004121820:542:500:0018:040100.0
T. Poti D 00-1003000002119:050:001:5517:100000.0
J. Schultz D 001004001001918:590:001:1817:410000.0
A. Semin RW021551120112120:000:360:4718:370100.0
D. Steckel C 00-1110001101712:540:001:5510:598657.1
Washington Capitals Scratches
PlayerDetail
M. JurcinaLeg Injury
T. SloanHealthy

Goaltending Summary

Buffalo Sabres Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
R. Miller38533.86860:000
Washington Capitals Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
M. Neuvirth34232.94160:000

* - 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.