The Buffalo Sabres fell to the Washington Capitals, 6 to 4, on December 11, 1988.

Final

WSH

Capitals

14-12-4

6

BUF

Sabres

12-16-2

4

Team

WSH

BUF

1

2

1

2

3

3

3

1

0

Total

6

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Mike Ridley (EV) assisted by Rod Langway and Kevin Hatcher

1

0

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Geoff Courtnall and Scott Stevens

2

0

Sabres

Mike Donnelly (EV) assisted by Ray Sheppard and Pierre Turgeon

2

1

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (EV) unassisted

2

2

Sabres

Benoit Hogue (EV) assisted by Uwe Krupp

2

3

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Dale Hunter

3

3

Capitals

Geoff Courtnall (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner and Dale Hunter

4

3

Sabres

Ray Sheppard (EV) assisted by John Tucker and Christian Ruuttu

4

4

Capitals

Grant Ledyard (EV) unassisted

5

4

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Capitals

Grant Ledyard (EV) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

6

4