‘The sellout crowd of 18,690 booed loudly moments after the Islanders scored the winning goal in the third. Their reaction was in response to Sabres winger Maxim Afinogenov’s hooking penalty, which led to the power-play score. But Sabres coach Lindy Ruff did not argue the call. Instead, he said, “Don’t put your stick there,” referring to Afinogenov’s stick in former Sabre Miroslav Satan’s midsection.’
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