The Buffalo Sabres decisively defeated the Washington Capitals, 5 to 2, on October 9, 1997.

Final

WSH

2

BUF

Sabres

2-2-1

5

Team

WSH

BUF

1

1

0

2

0

2

3

1

3

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Mark Tinordi (EV) assisted by Steve Konowalchuk and Jan Bulis

1

0

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Erik Rasmussen (EV) unassisted

1

1

Sabres

Jason Dawe (PP) assisted by Alexei Zhitnik and Donald Audette

1

2

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Jason Dawe (EV) assisted by Jay McKee and Darryl Shannon

1

3

Sabres

Miroslav Satan (PP) assisted by Matthew Barnaby and Michal Grosek

1

4

Capitals

Calle Johansson (EV) unassisted

2

4

Sabres

Randy Burridge (EV) assisted by Matthew Barnaby

2

5