The Montreal Canadiens couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 3 to 2, in overtime on December 11, 1996.

Final

BUF

Sabres

14-13-2

3

MTL

Canadiens

12-15-4

2

Team

BUF

MTL

1

0

0

2

2

2

3

0

0

OT

1

0

Total

3

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

BUF

MTL

Sabres

Richard Smehlik (EV) assisted by Michael Peca and Randy Burridge

1

0

Sabres

Donald Audette (EV) assisted by Richard Smehlik and Michal Grosek

2

0

Canadiens

Martin Rucinsky (EV) assisted by Valeri Bure and Vincent Damphousse

2

1

Canadiens

Peter Popovic (EV) assisted by Darcy Tucker and Turner Stevenson

2

2

OT

BUF

MTL

Sabres

Dixon Ward (EV) assisted by Randy Burridge and Michael Peca

3

2