The Buffalo Sabres two game winning streak came to an end as they let a one goal lead slip away in Montreal.
|- 1, Buffalo Power-Play Goal - Thomas Vanek (16), from Clarke MacArthur and Jaroslav Spacek at 13:31. Penalties - Jochen Hecht, Buffalo (tripping), 9:04; Sergei Kostitsyn, Montreal (slashing), 11:52; Paul Gaustad, Buffalo (tripping), 16:54.|
|- 2, Montreal Goal - Andrei Kostitsyn (4), unassisted at 2:51. 3, Buffalo Goal - Thomas Vanek 2 (17), from Drew Stafford and Derek Roy at 7:39. 4, Montreal Goal - Steve Begin (3), from Maxim Lapierre and Roman Hamrlik at 13:40. 5, Montreal Goal - Andrei Markov (3), from Saku Koivu and Andrei Kostitsyn at 18:30. Penalties - Guillaume Latendresse, Montreal (interference), 4:19; Mark Mancari, Buffalo (tripping), 8:17; Sergei Kostitsyn, Montreal (tripping), 11:29; Derek Roy, Buffalo (hooking), 17:41; Matt D`Agostini, Montreal (hooking), 17:41.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Sergei Kostitsyn, Montreal (slashing), 2:59; Jaroslav Spacek, Buffalo (holding), 5:58; Adam Mair, Buffalo (elbowing), 5:58; Steve Begin, Montreal (high-sticking), 12:25.|