26-13-1, 53 PTS
3
Final
123T
PIT2103
BUF0224
24-11-4, 52 PTS
4

Team Stats

Shots on Goal
PIT
38
24
BUF
Hits
PIT
23
19
BUF
Faceoffs Won
PIT
29
24
BUF
Penalty Mins
PIT
10
6
BUF

Game Information

KeyBank Center
KeyBank Center
7:00 PM, December 29, 2009
  • Buffalo, NY 14280
Attendance: 18,690
100%
Capacity: 18,690
  • Referees:
  • Tim Peel
  • Brian Pochmara
  • Linesmen:
  • David Brisebois
  • Michel Cormier
123T
Penguins2103
Sabres0224
1st Period
4:08Jordan Staal (11)
Assists: Tyler Kennedy
10
18:31Bill Guerin (12)
Assists: Brooks Orpik, Kris Letang
20
2nd Period
1:28Chris Kunitz (6)
Assists: Sidney Crosby, Pascal Dupuis
30
12:46Drew Stafford (8)
Unassisted
31
14:55Drew Stafford (9)
Assists: Clarke MacArthur, Tim Kennedy
32
3rd Period
7:28Paul Gaustad (8)
Assists: Drew Stafford, Clarke MacArthur
33
10:55Jason Pominville (10) (Power Play)
Assists: Tim Connolly, Tyler Myers
34

Shot Chart

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  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Jordan Staal in neutral zone
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Jordan Staal in offensive zone
  • Craig Rivet shot blocked by Matt Cooke
  • Takeaway by Clarke MacArthur in offensive zone
  • Mike Grier shot blocked by Pascal Dupuis
  • Matt Ellis credited with hit on Mike Rupp in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Adam Mair saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Backhand 19 ft)
  • Mike Grier won faceoff against Jordan Staal in offensive zone
  • Tyler Myers shot blocked by Maxime Talbot
  • Giveaway by Toni Lydman in defensive zone
  • Jochen Hecht credited with hit on Sergei Gonchar in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Tim Connolly saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Slapshot 54 ft)
  • Chris Butler credited with hit on Pascal Dupuis in defensive zone
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Evgeni Malkin in neutral zone
  • Paul Gaustad credited with hit on Mike Rupp in defensive zone
  • Henrik Tallinder credited with hit on Mark Eaton in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Drew Stafford saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 39 ft)
  • Giveaway by Tim Connolly in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Tim Kennedy in defensive zone
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Jordan Staal in neutral zone
  • Craig Rivet credited with hit on Matt Cooke in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Jochen Hecht, Wide of Net (Wristshot 12 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Tim Connolly saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 22 ft)
  • Giveaway by Toni Lydman in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Thomas Vanek in defensive zone
  • Takeaway by Thomas Vanek in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Steve Montador, Wide of Net (Slapshot 62 ft)
  • Giveaway by Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Matt Ellis won faceoff against Evgeni Malkin in neutral zone
  • Shot missed by Adam Mair, Wide of Net (Wristshot 46 ft)
  • Mike Grier shot blocked by Alex Goligoski
  • Steve Montador credited with hit on Tyler Kennedy in defensive zone
  • Jochen Hecht shot blocked by Mark Eaton
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Jordan Staal in offensive zone
  • Giveaway by Chris Butler in offensive zone
  • Paul Gaustad credited with hit on Maxime Talbot in defensive zone
  • Steve Montador credited with hit on Craig Adams in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Thomas Vanek saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 27 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Mike Grier saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 25 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Henrik Tallinder saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Slapshot 64 ft)
  • Giveaway by Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Penalty to Jochen Hecht 2 minutes for Hooking Evgeni Malkin
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in defensive zone
  • Jochen Hecht credited with hit on Alex Goligoski in defensive zone
  • Tim Kennedy won faceoff against Craig Adams in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Thomas Vanek saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 51 ft)
  • Takeaway by Thomas Vanek in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Tyler Myers in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Patrick Lalime in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Tim Kennedy saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 37 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Tim Connolly saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 93 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Toni Lydman saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 49 ft)
  • Craig Rivet shot blocked by Craig Adams
  • Tyler Myers shot blocked by Craig Adams
  • Shot on goal by Steve Montador saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 59 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Drew Stafford saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 44 ft)
  • Goal scored by Drew Stafford (Wristshot 17 ft) (Penalty Shot)
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in neutral zone
  • Jochen Hecht won faceoff against Jordan Staal in defensive zone
  • Jochen Hecht won faceoff against Jordan Staal in defensive zone
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Evgeni Malkin in neutral zone
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Evgeni Malkin in neutral zone
  • Shot on goal by Jochen Hecht saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Snapshot 38 ft)
  • Shot missed by Tim Kennedy, Wide of Net (Snapshot 52 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Drew Stafford saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 25 ft)
  • Goal scored by Drew Stafford (Wristshot 9 ft) assisted by Clarke MacArthur and Tim Kennedy
  • Takeaway by Tyler Myers in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Thomas Vanek, Wide of Net (Wristshot 27 ft)
  • Chris Butler shot blocked by Matt Cooke
  • Shot on goal by Toni Lydman saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 37 ft)
  • Drew Stafford shot blocked by Sergei Gonchar
  • Tim Kennedy credited with hit on Sergei Gonchar in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Tim Kennedy saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 12 ft)
  • Giveaway by Steve Montador in offensive zone
  • Steve Montador credited with hit on Bill Guerin in offensive zone
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in defensive zone
  • Takeaway by Jochen Hecht in offensive zone
  • Jason Pominville credited with hit on Alex Goligoski in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Drew Stafford in offensive zone
  • Chris Butler credited with hit on Tyler Kennedy in defensive zone
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Jochen Hecht saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Snapshot 55 ft)
  • Mike Grier shot blocked by Alex Goligoski
  • Shot missed by Craig Rivet, Wide of Net (Slapshot 69 ft)
  • Shot missed by Chris Butler, Wide of Net (Wristshot 31 ft)
  • Shot missed by Jochen Hecht, Wide of Net (Wristshot 46 ft)
  • Shot missed by Adam Mair, Wide of Net (Backhand 32 ft)
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Craig Rivet credited with hit on Evgeni Malkin in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Thomas Vanek saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Slapshot 77 ft)
  • Tim Kennedy shot blocked by Kris Letang
  • Goal scored by Paul Gaustad (Backhand 8 ft) assisted by Drew Stafford and Clarke MacArthur
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Jordan Staal in neutral zone
  • Drew Stafford shot blocked by Mike Rupp
  • Shot missed by Henrik Tallinder, Wide of Net (Slapshot 55 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Tim Connolly saved by Marc-Andre Fleury (Wristshot 8 ft)
  • Jochen Hecht won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Tim Connolly won faceoff against Maxime Talbot in neutral zone
  • Power Play Goal Scored by Jason Pominville (Wristshot 15 ft) assisted by Tim Connolly and Tyler Myers
  • Giveaway by Steve Montador in defensive zone
  • Penalty to Steve Montador 2 minutes for Hooking Evgeni Malkin
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in defensive zone
  • Jochen Hecht credited with hit on Tyler Kennedy in neutral zone
  • Paul Gaustad won faceoff against Jordan Staal in defensive zone
  • Tim Kennedy credited with hit on Mike Rupp in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Thomas Vanek in neutral zone
  • Drew Stafford credited with hit on Sergei Gonchar in neutral zone
  • Jochen Hecht won faceoff against Sidney Crosby in neutral zone
  • Penalty to Paul Gaustad 2 minutes for Slashing Jordan Staal
  • Tyler Myers credited with hit on Evgeni Malkin in defensive zone
  • Start of 1st period
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Tyler Kennedy credited with hit on Clarke MacArthur in defensive zone
  • Matt Cooke credited with hit on Craig Rivet in defensive zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Thomas Vanek in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Kris Letang, Wide of Net (Wristshot 31 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Connolly in offensive zone
  • Shot missed by Sergei Gonchar, Wide of Net (Slapshot 66 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Sidney Crosby saved by Ryan Miller (Backhand 27 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Sidney Crosby saved by Ryan Miller (Snapshot 22 ft)
  • Giveaway by Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Maxime Talbot credited with hit on Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Shot on goal by Tyler Kennedy saved by Ryan Miller (Wristshot 33 ft)
  • Goal scored by Jordan Staal (Wristshot 12 ft) assisted by Tyler Kennedy
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Jochen Hecht in neutral zone
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Evgeni Malkin credited with hit on Paul Gaustad in offensive zone
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped; TV timeout
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Tyler Kennedy, Wide of Net (Slapshot 55 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Sidney Crosby saved by Ryan Miller (Wristshot 14 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Pascal Dupuis saved by Ryan Miller (Wristshot 9 ft)
  • Chris Kunitz credited with hit on Clarke MacArthur in offensive zone
  • Alex Goligoski credited with hit on Adam Mair in defensive zone
  • Shot missed by Sergei Gonchar, Over Net (Slapshot 52 ft)
  • Shot missed by Tyler Kennedy, Wide of Net (Slapshot 19 ft)
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting; TV timeout
  • Giveaway by Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Pascal Dupuis shot blocked by Drew Stafford
  • Alex Goligoski credited with hit on Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Penalty to Eric Godard 2 minutes for Slashing Chris Butler
  • Stoppage - ; TV timeout
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Connolly in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Sergei Gonchar in defensive zone
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Shot on goal by Bill Guerin saved by Ryan Miller (Wristshot 48 ft)
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Connolly in offensive zone
  • Shot missed by Mark Eaton, Wide of Net (Slapshot 58 ft)
  • Shot missed by Mark Eaton, Wide of Net (Wristshot 58 ft)
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Giveaway by Matt Cooke in offensive zone
  • Alex Goligoski shot blocked by Paul Gaustad
  • Shot on goal by Kris Letang saved by Ryan Miller (Slapshot 55 ft)
  • Goal scored by Bill Guerin (Wristshot 50 ft) assisted by Brooks Orpik and Kris Letang
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Tim Kennedy in neutral zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Evgeni Malkin saved by Ryan Miller (Wristshot 43 ft)
  • End of 1st period
  • Start of 2nd period
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Shot missed by Tyler Kennedy, Wide of Net (Slapshot 19 ft)
  • Stoppage - High Stick
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Kennedy in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Chris Kunitz in offensive zone
  • Goal scored by Chris Kunitz (Slapshot 49 ft) assisted by Sidney Crosby and Pascal Dupuis
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Tim Connolly in neutral zone
  • Sidney Crosby shot blocked by Henrik Tallinder
  • Shot on goal by Evgeni Malkin saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 45 ft)
  • Chris Kunitz credited with hit on Henrik Tallinder in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Sergei Gonchar saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 42 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Evgeni Malkin saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 24 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Tyler Kennedy saved by Patrick Lalime (Tip-In 20 ft)
  • Sergei Gonchar shot blocked by Jason Pominville
  • Stoppage - Puck in Crowd
  • Mark Eaton shot blocked by Adam Mair
  • Shot on goal by Chris Kunitz saved by Patrick Lalime (Snapshot 39 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Jordan Staal saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 25 ft)
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Jason Pominville in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Pascal Dupuis saved by Patrick Lalime (Backhand 47 ft)
  • Pascal Dupuis shot blocked by Tyler Myers
  • Shot missed by Kris Letang, Wide of Net (Wristshot 43 ft)
  • Shot missed by Kris Letang, Wide of Net (Slapshot 53 ft)
  • Penalty to Eric Godard 2 minutes for Holding Adam Mair
  • Stoppage - ; TV timeout
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in defensive zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Tim Connolly in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Maxime Talbot saved by Patrick Lalime (Backhand 21 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Jay McKee saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 55 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped; TV timeout
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Mark Eaton saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 54 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Brooks Orpik saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 61 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Mike Grier in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Matt Cooke saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 54 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Jochen Hecht in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Jordan Staal saved by Patrick Lalime (Backhand 18 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Shot on goal by Sergei Gonchar saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 67 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Stoppage - Offside
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Mike Rupp won faceoff against Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Kris Letang shot blocked by Mike Grier
  • Mike Rupp credited with hit on Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Shot on goal by Jordan Staal saved by Patrick Lalime (Snapshot 51 ft)
  • Penalty to Jordan Staal 2 minutes for Tripping Jochen Hecht
  • Stoppage - ; TV timeout
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Connolly in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Maxime Talbot saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 27 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in defensive zone
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Matt Ellis in defensive zone
  • Bill Guerin shot blocked by Steve Montador
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Shot on goal by Sergei Gonchar saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 38 ft)
  • Shot missed by Chris Kunitz, Wide of Net (Wristshot 44 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Brooks Orpik saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 107 ft)
  • End of 2nd period
  • Start of 3rd period
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Jay McKee credited with hit on Drew Stafford in defensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Matt Cooke saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 54 ft)
  • Sergei Gonchar credited with hit on Jason Pominville in defensive zone
  • Giveaway by Alex Goligoski in defensive zone
  • Stoppage - Net Off
  • Chris Kunitz credited with hit on Jason Pominville in offensive zone
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Mike Grier in defensive zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Thomas Vanek in defensive zone
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Shot on goal by Alex Goligoski saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 52 ft)
  • Mike Rupp credited with hit on Jochen Hecht in neutral zone
  • Craig Adams credited with hit on Steve Montador in offensive zone
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped; TV timeout
  • Jordan Staal won faceoff against Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Mike Rupp shot blocked by Steve Montador
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Sidney Crosby shot blocked by Henrik Tallinder
  • Stoppage - Puck in Netting
  • Craig Adams won faceoff against Tim Kennedy in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Sergei Gonchar saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 68 ft)
  • Penalty to Craig Adams 2 minutes for Boarding Steve Montador
  • Stoppage - Puck in Benches
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Stoppage - Puck in Benches
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Mike Grier in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Evgeni Malkin saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 54 ft)
  • Giveaway by Sidney Crosby in offensive zone
  • Chris Kunitz credited with hit on Henrik Tallinder in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Chris Kunitz saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 41 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Tim Connolly in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Sergei Gonchar saved by Patrick Lalime (Slapshot 56 ft)
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped
  • Matt Cooke credited with hit on Henrik Tallinder in offensive zone
  • Shot on goal by Evgeni Malkin saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 26 ft)
  • Stoppage - Icing
  • Shot on goal by Mike Rupp saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 68 ft)
  • Shot on goal by Kris Letang saved by Patrick Lalime (Wristshot 55 ft)
  • Giveaway by Jordan Staal in offensive zone
  • Brooks Orpik credited with hit on Jason Pominville in neutral zone
  • Stoppage - Offside; TV timeout
  • Evgeni Malkin won faceoff against Paul Gaustad in neutral zone
  • Shot missed by Bill Guerin, Wide of Net (Wristshot 46 ft)
  • Evgeni Malkin shot blocked by Paul Gaustad
  • Shot missed by Sergei Gonchar, Wide of Net (Slapshot 53 ft)
  • Alex Goligoski shot blocked by Thomas Vanek
  • Shot missed by Sergei Gonchar, Wide of Net (Wristshot 63 ft)
  • Shot missed by Kris Letang, Wide of Net (Wristshot 53 ft)
  • Bill Guerin shot blocked by Paul Gaustad
  • Shot missed by Evgeni Malkin, Wide of Net (Slapshot 51 ft)
  • Penalty to Jordan Staal 2 minutes for Slashing Paul Gaustad
  • Stoppage - Goalie Stopped; Visitor Timeout
  • Sidney Crosby won faceoff against Jochen Hecht in offensive zone
  • End of 3rd period
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