The Buffalo Sabres squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 6 to 5, on October 11, 1987.

Final

WSH

5

BUF

Sabres

1-1-1

6

Team

WSH

BUF

1

3

4

2

1

1

3

1

1

Total

5

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Garry Galley (PP) assisted by Larry Murphy

1

0

Sabres

Phil Housley (PP) assisted by Calle Johansson and John Tucker

1

1

Capitals

Dave Christian (EV) unassisted

2

1

Sabres

Dave Andreychuk (EV) assisted by Pierre Turgeon

2

2

Capitals

Mike Ridley (PP) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Dave Christian

3

2

Sabres

John Tucker (EV) assisted by Dave Andreychuk and Steve Dykstra

3

3

Sabres

Scott Arniel (EV) assisted by Uwe Krupp and Doug Smith

3

4

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (PP) assisted by Phil Housley and Calle Johansson

3

5

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Paul Cavallini and Mike Ridley

4

5

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Clark Gillies (EV) assisted by Adam Creighton and Scott Arniel

4

6

Capitals

Paul Cavallini (EV) unassisted

5

6