The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Buffalo Sabres, 4 to 1, on October 18, 1996.

Final

BUF

Sabres

3-4-0

4

WSH

1

Team

BUF

WSH

1

1

0

2

0

1

3

3

0

Total

4

1

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Alexei Zhitnik (SH) assisted by Jason Dawe and Brian Holzinger

1

0

2nd period

BUF

WSH

Capitals

Richard Zednik (PP) assisted by Jason Allison and Phil Housley

1

1

3rd period

BUF

WSH

Sabres

Michal Grosek (EV) assisted by Dixon Ward

2

1

Sabres

Dixon Ward (EV) assisted by Michal Grosek and Derek Plante

3

1

Sabres

Derek Plante (EV-EN) assisted by Darryl Shannon

4

1