The Los Angeles Kings decisively defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 6 to 3, on January 9, 1997.

Final

BUF

Sabres

21-16-5

3

LAK

Kings

15-23-4

6

Team

BUF

LAK

1

1

2

2

1

1

3

1

3

Total

3

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

LAK

Kings

Dmitri Khristich (EV) assisted by Jan Vopat

0

1

Kings

Kevin Stevens (EV) assisted by Ian Laperriere

0

2

Sabres

Donald Audette (EV) assisted by Brian Holzinger and Barrie Moore

1

2

2nd period

BUF

LAK

Kings

Philippe Boucher (EV) assisted by Vladimir Tsyplakov and Dmitri Khristich

1

3

Sabres

Randy Burridge (SH) assisted by Michael Peca

2

3

3rd period

BUF

LAK

Sabres

Jason Dawe (EV) assisted by Michael Peca and Randy Burridge

3

3

Kings

Ian Laperriere (EV) unassisted

3

4

Kings

Jan Vopat (EV) assisted by Dmitri Khristich and Vladimir Tsyplakov

3

5

Kings

Dmitri Khristich (EV) assisted by Kai Nurminen and Vladimir Tsyplakov

3

6