'However, the outcome should never have been in doubt because the undisciplined Sabres were so willing to serve up a Canucks triumph. No wonder they don't have an owner. The only thing missing in Buffalo's game plan was a serving platter. Yet, the Canucks could muster but 22 shots and surrendered the tying goal to rookie Ales Kotalik with less than three minutes remaining in regulation time.'
The Sabres Report - October 30, 2002