Final

Series (Game 1 of 4)

Buffalo leads 2-1

Game 1: Friday, December 20th
Panthers3Final
Sabres0
Game 2: Monday, February 24th
Sabres2Final
OT
Panthers2
Game 3: Saturday, March 8th
Sabres4Final
Panthers0
Game 4: Wednesday, March 26th
Panthers1Final
Sabres2

Panthers 3

(10-10-4, 32 pts)

Sabres 0

(8-17-1, 22 pts)

7:00 PM ET, December 20, 2002

First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York

1 2 3 T
FLA 2 0 13
BUF 0 0 00

R. Luongo (Panthers - G): Saves: 30, Save Pct.: 1.000

R. Johnson (Panthers - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

M. Biron (Sabres - G): Saves: 28, Save Pct.: .933

Player Summary

Florida Panthers
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
J. Bednar RW111100000002221:295:282:2113:400000.0
J. Bouwmeester D 000200000002218:142:321:0814:340000.0
N. Hagman LW011200000002013:533:300:369:470000.0
K. Huselius LW010400000002116:214:170:0012:040000.0
R. Johnson C 101300000002012:010:130:5710:519950.0
O. Jokinen C 00010024000118:292:250:006:043633.3
J. Kolnik RW001400000002013:533:590:279:270000.0
V. Kozlov RW101500000002624:193:413:1317:258753.3
A. Lilja D 001000000002216:420:002:2714:150000.0
I. Majesky D 001000000001919:300:002:1917:110000.0
B. Mezei D 000000000002216:521:310:5114:300000.0
M. Nilson LW001300000001613:451:121:0011:337846.7
I. Novoseltsev RW000100000002016:390:472:0913:430000.0
S. Ozolinsh D 011200000002225:406:292:3616:350000.0
I. Ulanov D 001000000002116:330:002:2714:060000.0
L. Ward D 000100120001810:570:130:2110:230000.0
S. Weiss C 000100000002316:403:301:4411:2671138.9
P. Worrell LW000100150001911:330:130:0011:200000.0
Florida Panthers Scratches
PlayerDetail
S. MatteauHip Injury
V. BureWrist Injury
Buffalo Sabres
Time On IceFaceoffs
Player G A +/- SOG MS BS PN PIM HT TK GV SHF TOT PP SH EV FW FL %
S. Barnes C 00-1300000002218:121:063:2213:444544.4
E. Boulton LW0000001500052:550:000:002:550000.0
C. Brown C 00-1000000002317:283:103:0711:11121054.5
B. Campbell D 00-1200000001815:081:220:1313:330000.0
T. Connolly C 00-1300000002318:343:450:5513:547370.0
J. Dumont LW000200240002117:212:430:1314:250100.0
C. Gratton C 00-1300000002018:532:500:1615:47111247.8
D. Kalinin D 000100000002621:360:534:0216:410000.0
A. Kotalik RW00-2600120002117:102:560:0014:140100.0
A. Mair C 00000000000136:510:000:206:317277.8
J. McKee D 000000000002318:090:003:4514:240000.0
T. Pyatt LW000300000002015:580:210:4814:490000.0
R. Ray RW0000001200073:270:000:003:270000.0
M. Satan RW00-2300000002221:054:333:1113:210000.0
H. Tallinder D 00-1100000002317:131:360:1015:270000.0
V. Varada RW000100120002419:190:212:5016:080000.0
R. Warrener D 000000000002014:390:003:2011:190000.0
A. Zhitnik D 00-1200000002728:084:244:3019:140000.0
Buffalo Sabres Scratches
PlayerDetail
J. PatrickBack Injury
J. HechtConcussion
N. MilleyHealthy

Goaltending Summary

Florida Panthers Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
R. Luongo300301.00060:000
Buffalo Sabres Goaltending
Player SA GA Saves SV% TOI PIM
M. Biron30228.93358:400

* - 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.