The New Jersey Devils squeaked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 4, on January 6, 1989.

Final

BUF

Sabres

16-21-4

4

NJD

Devils

14-19-7

5

Team

BUF

NJD

1

1

1

2

2

4

3

1

0

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

NJD

Sabres

Benoit Hogue (EV) assisted by Uwe Krupp and Mike Donnelly

1

0

Devils

Mark Johnson (EV) assisted by Patrik Sundstrom and John MacLean

1

1

2nd period

BUF

NJD

Sabres

Lindy Ruff (EV) assisted by Mark Napier and Mike Ramsey

2

1

Devils

Tommy Albelin (EV) assisted by Claude Loiselle and John MacLean

2

2

Sabres

Phil Housley (EV) assisted by Scott Arniel

3

2

Devils

John MacLean (EV) assisted by Mark Johnson and Tom Kurvers

3

3

Devils

Patrik Sundstrom (EV) assisted by Mark Johnson and Tom Kurvers

3

4

Devils

Jim Korn (PP) assisted by Anders Carlsson and Aaron Broten

3

5

3rd period

BUF

NJD

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (EV) assisted by Rick Vaive and Doug Bodger

4

5