'Palffy's tying goal officially went on the scoresheet unassisted but it was aggressive forechecking by wing Adam Deadmarsh that led to Sabres defenseman Richard Smehlik's ill-advised pass from behind his net. The puck took an odd bounce off the side boards into the left faceoff circle where Palffy ripped a slap shot past Sabres goaltender Bob Essensa high on the glove side.'
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