Pens beat Sabres 4-1. (29-Nov-2002)
The Penguins without Mario Lemieux beat the Sabres 4-1 for their fourth straight win. Alexei Kovalev scored a power play and even strength goal. Jan Hrdina also notched a power play goal and Ville Nieminen added an empty-netter. Pittsburgh's power play *only* went 2 for 5. Johan Hedberg turned aside 43 of 44 Buffalo shots on goal.