Final
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Sabres try to snap Thrashers' win streak

Dec 30, 2006 - 5:07 PM
Atlanta (23-10-6) at Buffalo (27-7-3) 7:00 pm EST

BUFFALO, New York (Ticker) - The Buffalo Sabres look to build upon a pair of impressive wins when they host the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday.

Buffalo hammered Washington, 6-3, on Tuesday, then downed the defending Stanley Cup champion Carolina, 4-1, on Thursday.

The Sabres lead the Eastern Conference with 57 points, five ahead of the Thrashers, who enter with a five-game winning streak.

Atlanta is coming off Wednesday's 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh. Slava Kozlov paced the Thrashers with a goal and an assist.








  • NHL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0 1 1
    BUFFALO 1 1 2 4 FINAL
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: BUF - DANIEL BRIERE 15 (THOMAS VANEK, MAXIM AFINOGENOV) 6:44
    2ND PRD: BUF - JASON POMINVILLE 18 (DANIEL BRIERE, DMITRI KALININ)
    16:45
    3RD PRD: ATL - GLEN METROPOLIT 7 (JIM SLATER) 2:41
    BUF - (PP) THOMAS VANEK 21 (MAX

    Dec 30 9:33 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 1
    BUFFALO 4
    3RD PRD: BUF - (EN) THOMAS VANEK 22 (DEREK ROY) 18:13

    Thrashers vs. SabresDec 30 9:31 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 1
    BUFFALO 3
    3RD PRD: BUF - (PP) THOMAS VANEK 21 (MAXIM AFINOGENOV, TONI LYDMAN)
    16:53

    Thrashers vs. SabresDec 30 9:26 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 1
    BUFFALO 2
    3RD PRD: ATL - GLEN METROPOLIT 7 (JIM SLATER) 2:41

    Thrashers vs. SabresDec 30 8:58 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 2ND 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0 0
    BUFFALO 1 1 2 END OF THE 2ND
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: BUF - DANIEL BRIERE 15 (THOMAS VANEK, MAXIM AFINOGENOV) 6:44
    2ND PRD: BUF - JASON POMINVILLE 18 (DANIEL BRIERE, DMITRI KALININ)
    16:45
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATL

    Dec 30 8:36 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    BUFFALO 2
    2ND PRD: BUF - JASON POMINVILLE 18 (DANIEL BRIERE, DMITRI KALININ)
    16:45

    Thrashers vs. SabresDec 30 8:32 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 1ST 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATLANTA 0 0
    BUFFALO 1 1 END OF THE 1ST
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: BUF - DANIEL BRIERE 15 (THOMAS VANEK, MAXIM AFINOGENOV) 6:44
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    ATL 13 13
    BUF 7 7
    GOALIES: ATL - KARI LEHTONE

    Dec 30 7:43 PM


  • NHL
    ATLANTA 0
    BUFFALO 1
    1ST PRD: BUF - DANIEL BRIERE 15 (THOMAS VANEK, MAXIM AFINOGENOV) 6:44

    Thrashers vs. SabresDec 30 7:20 PM