The Buffalo Sabres squeaked out a win over the New York Rangers, 5 to 4, on December 15, 1995.

Final

NYR

Rangers

20-9-5

4

BUF

Sabres

13-14-3

5

Team

NYR

BUF

1

0

2

2

1

3

3

3

0

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYR

BUF

Sabres

Michael Peca (EV) assisted by Derek Plante and Alexei Zhitnik

0

1

Sabres

Dave Hannan (EV) assisted by Mike Wilson and Brad May

0

2

2nd period

NYR

BUF

Rangers

Pat Verbeek (EV) assisted by Mark Messier

1

2

Sabres

Yuri Khmylev (SH) assisted by Alexei Zhitnik and Dave Hannan

1

3

Sabres

Alexei Zhitnik (PP) assisted by Randy Burridge and Garry Galley

1

4

Sabres

Dane Jackson (EV) assisted by Brent Hughes and Craig Muni

1

5

3rd period

NYR

BUF

Rangers

Stephane Matteau (PP) assisted by Ulf Samuelsson and Alex Kovalev

2

5

Rangers

Pat Verbeek (EV) assisted by Mark Messier and Brian Leetch

3

5

Rangers

Jeff Beukeboom (EV) assisted by Mark Messier and Niklas Sundstrom

4

5