The Pittsburgh Penguins couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 4, on January 5, 1980.

Final

BUF

Sabres

26-10-3

5

PIT

Penguins

16-12-11

4

Team

BUF

PIT

1

1

2

2

3

2

3

1

0

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

PIT

Sabres

Derek Smith (PP) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Richie Dunn

1

0

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) assisted by Peter Lee and Rod Schutt

1

1

Penguins

Ross Lonsberry (PP) assisted by Rick Kehoe and George Ferguson

1

2

2nd period

BUF

PIT

Sabres

Craig Ramsay (PP) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Richie Dunn

2

2

Sabres

Tony McKegney (EV) assisted by Jerry Korab

3

2

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) assisted by Pat Hughes and Gary McAdam

3

3

Sabres

Lindy Ruff (EV) assisted by Andre Savard and Bill Hajt

4

3

Penguins

George Ferguson (EV) assisted by Rick Kehoe

4

4

3rd period

BUF

PIT

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (EV) assisted by John Van Boxmeer

5

4