The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 2 to 1, on January 15, 1997.

Final

BUF

Sabres

23-17-5

2

NYI

Islanders

13-22-9

1

Team

BUF

NYI

1

0

0

2

1

1

3

1

0

Total

2

1

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

BUF

NYI

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (PP) assisted by Bryan Berard and Derek King

0

1

Sabres

Donald Audette (PP) assisted by Derek Plante and Brian Holzinger

1

1

3rd period

BUF

NYI

Sabres

Matthew Barnaby (EV) assisted by Michal Grosek and Derek Plante

2

1