The Hartford Whalers fell to the Buffalo Sabres, 4 to 2, on December 22, 1979.

Final

BUF

Sabres

23-8-3

4

HFD

Whalers

9-14-8

2

Team

BUF

HFD

1

3

0

2

0

1

3

1

1

Total

4

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

HFD

Sabres

Rick Dudley (EV) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Andre Savard

1

0

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (PP) assisted by John Van Boxmeer and Craig Ramsay

2

0

Sabres

Danny Gare (PP) assisted by Rick Dudley and Gilbert Perreault

3

0

2nd period

BUF

HFD

Whalers

Jordy Douglas (PP) assisted by Blaine Stoughton and Dave Keon

3

1

3rd period

BUF

HFD

Whalers

Dave Debol (EV) assisted by Bob Stephenson

3

2

Sabres

Derek Smith (PP) assisted by Jerry Korab and Danny Gare

4

2