Carolina 4, Buffalo 3 (SO)

Via: The Sports Network

‘Matt Cullen opened the scoring in the second round of the shootout after he beat Miller stick side, but Buffalo tied the contest after Maxim Afinogenov snaked a backhand through Gerber’s five hole. Roy gave the Sabres the lead in the fifth round after his backhander beat Gerber top shelf, but Williams followed by beating Miller top shelf off the post to force a sixth round. Tied 3-3 in overtime, Miller stoned Ray Whitney on a breakaway with 1:32 left to keep the game square and force the shootout.’