The Buffalo Sabres decisively defeated the New York Islanders, 5 to 2, on January 17, 1988.

Final

NYI

Islanders

22-17-5

2

BUF

Sabres

20-19-7

5

Team

NYI

BUF

1

0

0

2

1

2

3

1

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

NYI

BUF

Sabres

Dave Andreychuk (PP) assisted by Calle Johansson and Ray Sheppard

0

1

Sabres

Mike Donnelly (EV) assisted by Kevin Maguire and Ken Priestlay

0

2

Islanders

Brent Sutter (EV) assisted by Tomas Jonsson

1

2

3rd period

NYI

BUF

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (EV) assisted by Mikael Andersson and Phil Housley

1

3

Sabres

Scott Arniel (EV) assisted by Lindy Ruff and Ray Sheppard

1

4

Islanders

Dale Henry (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter

2

4

Sabres

Scott Arniel (EV) assisted by Mike Donnelly

2

5