The Quebec Nordiques couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 6 to 5, on January 21, 1981.

Final

BUF

Sabres

21-10-15

6

QUE

Nordiques

11-24-12

5

Team

BUF

QUE

1

2

2

2

1

3

3

3

0

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

QUE

Nordiques

Peter Stastny (EV) assisted by Gaston Therrien and Anton Stastny

0

1

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (EV) assisted by Rick Martin and Alan Haworth

1

1

Sabres

Don Luce (EV) assisted by Jim Schoenfeld and Craig Ramsay

2

1

Nordiques

Bob Fitchner (EV) assisted by Alain Cote and Robbie Ftorek

2

2

2nd period

BUF

QUE

Nordiques

Michel Goulet (EV) assisted by Dale Hunter and Jacques Richard

2

3

Nordiques

Normand Rochefort (EV) assisted by Anton Stastny and Garry Lariviere

2

4

Sabres

Derek Smith (PP) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Alan Haworth

3

4

Nordiques

Michel Goulet (EV) assisted by Robbie Ftorek

3

5

3rd period

BUF

QUE

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (PP) assisted by Alan Haworth

4

5

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (EV) assisted by Ric Seiling

5

5

Sabres

Ric Seiling (EV) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Derek Smith

6

5