2002-03 Buffalo Sabres Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 27-37-10-8 - 72 points
Finishing 5th in the NHL's Northeast Division
Coach: Lindy Ruff (27-37-10, 8 OTL)
Location: Buffalo, New York
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres Statistics
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres Roster

The Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 27 wins and 37 losses (and 8 overtime losses) and 10 ties for 72 points, finishing fifth in the NHL's Northeast Division.

The Sabres scored 190 goals and gave up 219. Miroslav Satan netted 26 goals for Buffalo and accounted for 49 assists. Martin Biron topped the squad with 17 wins and a team-best 2.56 goals against average, leading regularly-used goaltenders.

Lindy Ruff coached the team.

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Regular Season Goals For: 190
Regular Season Goals Against: 219

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 2002 New York Islanders 1 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 1-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 1-0-0-0
October 12, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 6 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 1-0-0-0 1-0-0-0 2-0-0-0
October 13, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Chicago Blackhawks 3 L 1-0-0-0 1-1-0-0 2-1-0-0
October 17, 2002 New York Rangers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 4 T 1-0-1-0 1-1-0-0 2-1-1-0 OT
October 19, 2002 Phoenix Coyotes 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 1-1-1-0 1-1-0-0 2-2-1-0
October 22, 2002 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 2-1-1-0 1-1-0-0 3-2-1-0
October 25, 2002 New Jersey Devils 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 2-2-1-0 1-1-0-0 3-3-1-0
October 26, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 2-2-1-0 1-2-0-0 3-4-1-0
October 29, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Vancouver Canucks 1 T 2-2-1-0 1-2-1-0 3-4-2-0 OT
October 31, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Calgary Flames 3 L 2-2-1-0 1-3-1-0 3-5-2-0
November 1, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Edmonton Oilers 1 T 2-2-1-0 1-3-2-0 3-5-3-0 OT
November 3, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Columbus Blue Jackets 3 L 2-2-1-0 1-4-2-0 3-6-3-0
November 7, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Carolina Hurricanes 2 L 2-2-1-0 1-5-2-0 3-7-3-0
November 9, 2002 Atlanta Thrashers 6 at Buffalo Sabres 4 L 2-3-1-0 1-5-2-0 3-8-3-0
November 12, 2002 Boston Bruins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 2-4-1-0 1-5-2-0 3-9-3-0
November 15, 2002 Toronto Maple Leafs 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 2-5-1-0 1-5-2-0 3-10-3-0
November 16, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Ottawa Senators 4 L 2-5-1-0 1-6-2-0 3-11-3-0
November 19, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at New Jersey Devils 4 L 2-5-1-0 1-7-2-0 3-12-3-0 OT
November 22, 2002 Columbus Blue Jackets 4 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 3-5-1-0 1-7-2-0 4-12-3-0
November 23, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Boston Bruins 4 L 3-5-1-0 1-8-2-0 4-13-3-0
November 27, 2002 Tampa Bay Lightning 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 3-5-2-0 1-8-2-0 4-13-4-0 OT
November 29, 2002 Pittsburgh Penguins 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 3-6-2-0 1-8-2-0 4-14-4-0
November 30, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 3-6-2-0 1-9-2-0 4-15-4-0
December 4, 2002 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 0 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 4-6-2-0 1-9-2-0 5-15-4-0
December 6, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 4 at New York Rangers 1 W 4-6-2-0 2-9-2-0 6-15-4-0
December 7, 2002 Washington Capitals 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 5-6-2-0 2-9-2-0 7-15-4-0
December 10, 2002 Ottawa Senators 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 5-7-2-0 2-9-2-0 7-16-4-0
December 13, 2002 Chicago Blackhawks 1 at Buffalo Sabres 1 T 5-7-3-0 2-9-2-0 7-16-5-0 OT
December 14, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Philadelphia Flyers 2 L 5-7-3-0 2-10-2-0 7-17-5-0
December 18, 2002 Boston Bruins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 6-7-3-0 2-10-2-0 8-17-5-0
December 20, 2002 Florida Panthers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 6-8-3-0 2-10-2-0 8-18-5-0
December 21, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Montreal Canadiens 6 L 6-8-3-0 2-11-2-0 8-19-5-0
December 23, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 5 L 6-8-3-0 2-12-2-0 8-20-5-0
December 26, 2002 Ottawa Senators 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 6-9-3-0 2-12-2-0 8-21-5-0
December 28, 2002 Minnesota Wild 4 at Buffalo Sabres 3 L 6-10-3-0 2-12-2-0 8-22-5-0
December 30, 2002 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Washington Capitals 4 L 6-10-3-0 2-13-2-0 8-23-5-0
December 31, 2002 New York Islanders 1 at Buffalo Sabres 0 L 6-11-3-0 2-13-2-0 8-24-5-0 OT
January 3, 2003 Carolina Hurricanes 3 at Buffalo Sabres 6 W 7-11-3-0 2-13-2-0 9-24-5-0
January 4, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Ottawa Senators 1 W 7-11-3-0 3-13-2-0 10-24-5-0 OT
January 7, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 7-11-3-0 3-14-2-0 10-25-5-0
January 10, 2003 Boston Bruins 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 8-11-3-0 3-14-2-0 11-25-5-0
January 11, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 8-11-3-0 4-14-2-0 12-25-5-0
January 14, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Minnesota Wild 0 W 8-11-3-0 5-14-2-0 13-25-5-0
January 16, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at San Jose Sharks 2 T 8-11-3-0 5-14-3-0 13-25-6-0 OT
January 18, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Phoenix Coyotes 0 W 8-11-3-0 6-14-3-0 14-25-6-0
January 21, 2003 Pittsburgh Penguins 0 at Buffalo Sabres 0 T 8-11-4-0 6-14-3-0 14-25-7-0 OT
January 24, 2003 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 9-11-4-0 6-14-3-0 15-25-7-0
January 25, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Ottawa Senators 4 L 9-11-4-0 6-15-3-0 15-26-7-0 OT
January 27, 2003 Nashville Predators 5 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 9-12-4-0 6-15-3-0 15-27-7-0
January 30, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at St. Louis Blues 2 L 9-12-4-0 6-16-3-0 15-28-7-0 OT
February 4, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New Jersey Devils 4 L 9-12-4-0 6-17-3-0 15-29-7-0
February 7, 2003 Vancouver Canucks 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 9-13-4-0 6-17-3-0 15-30-7-0
February 8, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New York Islanders 3 L 9-13-4-0 6-18-3-0 15-31-7-0
February 11, 2003 St. Louis Blues 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 9-14-4-0 6-18-3-0 15-32-7-0
February 13, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Detroit Red Wings 4 L 9-14-4-0 6-19-3-0 15-33-7-0
February 15, 2003 New York Rangers 4 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 10-14-4-0 6-19-3-0 16-33-7-0
February 17, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Atlanta Thrashers 4 L 10-14-4-0 6-20-3-0 16-34-7-0 OT
February 19, 2003 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 11-14-4-0 6-20-3-0 17-34-7-0 OT
February 21, 2003 Los Angeles Kings 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 11-15-4-0 6-20-3-0 17-35-7-0
February 23, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Tampa Bay Lightning 1 W 11-15-4-0 7-20-3-0 18-35-7-0
February 24, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Florida Panthers 2 T 11-15-4-0 7-20-4-0 18-35-8-0 OT
February 26, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Washington Capitals 3 L 11-15-4-0 7-21-4-0 18-36-8-0
February 28, 2003 Dallas Stars 3 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 12-15-4-0 7-21-4-0 19-36-8-0
March 1, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at New York Islanders 2 L 12-15-4-0 7-22-4-0 19-37-8-0 OT
March 4, 2003 Washington Capitals 2 at Buffalo Sabres 1 L 12-16-4-0 7-22-4-0 19-38-8-0
March 6, 2003 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 13-16-4-0 7-22-4-0 20-38-8-0
March 8, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 4 at Florida Panthers 0 W 13-16-4-0 8-22-4-0 21-38-8-0
March 9, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 1 T 13-16-4-0 8-22-5-0 21-38-9-0 OT
March 12, 2003 Carolina Hurricanes 3 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 13-17-4-0 8-22-5-0 21-39-9-0 OT
March 14, 2003 Tampa Bay Lightning 4 at Buffalo Sabres 2 L 13-18-4-0 8-22-5-0 21-40-9-0
March 15, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Atlanta Thrashers 5 L 13-18-4-0 8-23-5-0 21-41-9-0
March 18, 2003 Philadelphia Flyers 2 at Buffalo Sabres 5 W 14-18-4-0 8-23-5-0 22-41-9-0
March 19, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 0 at New York Rangers 3 L 14-18-4-0 8-24-5-0 22-42-9-0
March 22, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 3 L 14-18-4-0 8-25-5-0 22-43-9-0 OT
March 24, 2003 Colorado Avalanche 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 15-18-4-0 8-25-5-0 23-43-9-0 OT
March 26, 2003 Florida Panthers 1 at Buffalo Sabres 2 W 16-18-4-0 8-25-5-0 24-43-9-0
March 28, 2003 Montreal Canadiens 1 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 17-18-4-0 8-25-5-0 25-43-9-0
March 29, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 3 at Carolina Hurricanes 1 W 17-18-4-0 9-25-5-0 26-43-9-0
March 31, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 0 at Dallas Stars 3 L 17-18-4-0 9-26-5-0 26-44-9-0
April 2, 2003 Atlanta Thrashers 3 at Buffalo Sabres 4 W 18-18-4-0 9-26-5-0 27-44-9-0
April 5, 2003 Buffalo Sabres 5 at Boston Bruins 8 L 18-18-4-0 9-27-5-0 27-45-9-0
April 6, 2003 New Jersey Devils 2 at Buffalo Sabres 2 T 18-18-5-0 9-27-5-0 27-45-10-0 OT


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