The Washington Capitals fell to the Buffalo Sabres, 4 to 2, on October 17, 1981.

Final

BUF

Sabres

3-1-1

4

WSH

2

Team

BUF

WSH

1

2

0

2

1

1

3

1

1

Total

4

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Danny Gare (EV) assisted by Jean-Francois Sauve and John Van Boxmeer

1

0

Sabres

Lindy Ruff (EV) assisted by Steve Patrick and Randy Cunneyworth

2

0

2nd period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Bob Carpenter (EV) assisted by Bob Kelly and Rick Green

2

1

Sabres

Yvon Lambert (PP) assisted by John Van Boxmeer and Danny Gare

3

1

3rd period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (PP) assisted by Ryan Walter and Greg Theberge

3

2

Sabres

Yvon Lambert (PP) assisted by John Van Boxmeer and Ric Seiling

4

2