The New York Islanders squeaked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 4, on October 24, 1998.

Final

BUF

Sabres

2-3-1

4

NYI

5

Team

BUF

NYI

1

0

2

2

2

2

3

2

1

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

NYI

Islanders

Gino Odjick (PP) assisted by Robert Reichel and Kenny Jonsson

0

1

Islanders

Claude Lapointe (EV) assisted by Trevor Linden and Bryan Smolinski

0

2

2nd period

BUF

NYI

Islanders

Jason Dawe (EV) assisted by Scott Lachance

0

3

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (EV) unassisted

0

4

Sabres

Curtis Brown (PP) assisted by Michael Peca and Jason Woolley

1

4

Sabres

Wayne Primeau (EV) assisted by Richard Smehlik and Rob Ray

2

4

3rd period

BUF

NYI

Sabres

Dixon Ward (EV) assisted by Michael Peca and Vaclav Varada

3

4

Sabres

Brian Holzinger (EV) assisted by Geoff Sanderson and Miroslav Satan

4

4

Islanders

Claude Lapointe (EV) unassisted

4

5