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Game 411
Buffalo Memorial Auditorium - Attendance 16,433 Actual Boxscore
Penalties
Goals 1 2 3 OT F Powerplays PPG PPA
1st Period Time Player Minutes
New York I
2 0 0   2 New York I 2 4 Buffalo 11:08 18 Snuggerud, D 2:00
Buffalo
1 0 0   1 Buffalo 0 5 Buffalo 15:04 26 Kennedy, D 2:00
New York I 18:26 10 Kerr, A 2:00
Shots 1 2 3 OT F 2nd Period Time Player Minutes
New York I 9 7 14   30 New York I 2:54 21 Sutter, B 4:00
Buffalo 14 6 8   28 Buffalo 2:54 77 Turgeon, P 2:00 C
Buffalo 6:07 12 Metcalfe, S 2:00 C
Goals New York I 6:07 12 Vukota, M 2:00 C
1st Period Time Goal Assist Assist Score New York I 10:32 27 King, D 2:00
Buffalo 7:00 19 Maguire, K (2) 14 Ludzik, S (2) 4 Krupp, U (8) 0-1 Buffalo 16:48 4 Krupp, U 2:00
New York I 12:20 16 LaFontaine, P (29) PP 27 King, D (9) 11 Wood, R (21) 1-1 3rd Period Time Player Minutes
New York I 15:27 21 Sutter, B (16) PP 25 Volek, D (17) 26 Flatley, P (22) 2-1 New York I 2:22 36 Nylund, G 2:00
2nd Period Time Goal Assist Assist Score New York I 3:43 30 Fitzpatrick, M 2:00
None           Buffalo 10:16 33 Hogue, B 2:00
3rd Period Time Goal Assist Assist Score Overtime Time Player Minutes
None           N/A      
Overtime Time Goal Assist Assist Score 3 Stars
N/A          
1st
New York I - Sutter, B - GWG, 8SOG, 9/12FO, TA
The Islanders win for the 4th straight time and extend an 8 game unbeaten streak, stifling Buffalo on the road
2nd
New York I - Fitzpatrick, M - 28S, 27SV, 3/4GR
Kevin Maguire opened the scoring for the Sabres off a Gerald Diduck giveaway.      
3rd
Buffalo - Maguire, K - G, +1
The Islanders' powerplay made the difference.  Pat LaFontaine scored his 29th and Brent Sutter scored his 16th in the 1st period on the powerplay
That was it for the scoring.  The Sabres had some opportunities in split draws and Fitzpatrick was 3/4 on goalie rating draws
Both teams hit the halfway mark comfortably in playoff position.  The Islanders are the NHL's surprise team on top of the Patrick, the Sabres in 4th but have an 18 point lead on Quebec
New York Islanders 23-13-4 (50)      
# GP S G A P PIM +/- S% FOT FOW FO% H HA H% TA PPG SHG GWG GTG 3SP
King, D 27 1 4   1 1 2   0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
LaFontaine, P A 16 1 3 1   1     33.33% 7 5 71.43%     0.00%   1        
Wood, R 11 1 1   1 1     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Volek, D 25 1 1   1 1     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Sutter, B C 21 1 8 1   1 4   12.50% 12 9 75.00% 0 1 0.00% 1 1   1   3
Flatley, P 26 1 2   1 1     0.00%     0.00% 1 1 100.00%            
Maloney, D 28 1 3     0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
McDonough, H 39 1 2     0     0.00% 2 0 0.00%     0.00% 1          
Kerr, A 10 1 1     0 2   0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
McBean, W* 6 1       0   -1 0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Lauer, B* 32 1       0   -1 0.00% 2 1 50.00%     0.00%            
Vukota, M 12 1 1     0 2 -1 0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Nylund, G 36 1 1     0 2   0.00%     0.00% 1 2 50.00% 1          
Crossman, D 3 1 2     0     0.00%     0.00% 0 2 0.00% 1          
Norton, J 8 1 1     0   -1 0.00%     0.00%     0.00% 1          
Diduck, G 4 1       0   -1 0.00%     0.00% 1 1 100.00% 2          
Baumgartner, K 24 1       0     0.00%     0.00% 1 1 100.00%            
Gronstrand, J 44 1       0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
New York Islanders Totals 30 2 4 6 12 -5 6.67% 23 15 65.22% 4 8 50.00% 7 2 0 1 0 3
Goalie # Pos GP GS MIN GA SA SAV SV% GAA GR GRS GR% W L T PIM A 3SP ENG SO
Fitzpatrick, M 30 G 1 1 60 1 28 27 .964 1.00 4 3 75.00% 1     2   2    
                                           
New York Islanders G Totals 1 60 1 28 27 .964 1.00 4 3 75.00% 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0
Buffalo Sabres 16-16-8 (40)
# GP S G A P PIM +/- S% FOT FOW FO% H HA H% TA PPG SHG GWG GTG 3SP
Andreychuk, D 25 1 2     0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Turgeon, P 77 1 4     0 2   0.00% 11 2 18.18% 0 1 0.00%            
Vaive, R 22 1 1     0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Mogilny, A 89 1       0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Ruuttu, C 21 1 1     0     0.00% 6 4 66.67% 1 2 50.00%            
Foligno, M C 17 1       0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Hogue, B 33 1 2     0 2   0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Snuggerud, D 18 1 1     0 2   0.00% 4 1 25.00% 0 1 0.00%            
Arniel, S 9 1 2     0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00% 1          
Metcalfe, S 12 1       0 2 1 0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Ludzik, S 14 1 4   1 1   1 0.00% 2 1 50.00%     0.00% 1          
Maguire, K 19 1 1 1   1   1 100.00%     0.00%     0.00%           1
Ramsey, M A 5 1 1     0     0.00%     0.00%     0.00% 1          
Housley, P A 6 1 2     0     0.00%     0.00% 0 1 0.00%            
Bodger, D 8 1 4     0   1 0.00%     0.00% 1 1 100.00%            
Krupp, U 4 1     1 1 2 1 0.00%     0.00% 0 1 0.00%            
Ledyard, G 3 1 3     0     0.00%     0.00% 0 1 0.00% 1          
Kennedy, D 26 1       0 2   0.00%     0.00%     0.00%            
Buffalo Sabres Totals 28 1 2 3 12 5 3.57% 23 8 34.78% 2 8 25.00% 4 0 0 0 0 1
Goalie # Pos GP GS MIN GA SA SAV SV% GAA GR GRS GR% W L T PIM A 3SP ENG SO
Puppa, D 31 G 1 1 59 2 30 28 .933 2.03 7 5 71.43%   1            
                                           
Buffalo Sabres G Totals 1 59 2 30 28 .933 2.03 7 5 71.43% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0