The Buffalo Sabres emerged victorious over the Hartford Whalers, 3 to 1, on January 8, 1988.

Final

HFD

Whalers

14-18-7

1

BUF

Sabres

17-17-7

3

Team

HFD

BUF

1

0

1

2

1

0

3

0

2

Total

1

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

HFD

BUF

Sabres

Lindy Ruff (EV) assisted by Ken Priestlay and Phil Housley

0

1

2nd period

HFD

BUF

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (PP) assisted by Ron Francis and Dave Babych

1

1

3rd period

HFD

BUF

Sabres

Pierre Turgeon (EV) assisted by Mike Ramsey and Ray Sheppard

1

2

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (PP) assisted by Mike Ramsey and Phil Housley

1

3