The Quebec Nordiques couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 6 to 5, on December 23, 1989.

Final

BUF

Sabres

22-9-6

6

QUE

Nordiques

6-25-5

5

Team

BUF

QUE

1

1

1

2

4

2

3

1

2

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

QUE

Nordiques

Michel Goulet (PP) assisted by Brian Lawton and Guy Lafleur

0

1

Sabres

Benoit Hogue (EV) assisted by Uwe Krupp

1

1

2nd period

BUF

QUE

Sabres

Rick Vaive (PP) assisted by Phil Housley and Dave Andreychuk

2

1

Sabres

Dave Andreychuk (PP) assisted by Phil Housley and Doug Bodger

3

1

Sabres

Phil Housley (PP) assisted by Pierre Turgeon and Doug Bodger

4

1

Nordiques

Brian Lawton (PP) assisted by Guy Lafleur and Michel Petit

4

2

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (EV) assisted by Phil Housley and Alexander Mogilny

5

2

Nordiques

Brian Lawton (PP) assisted by Michel Goulet and Michel Petit

5

3

3rd period

BUF

QUE

Nordiques

Joe Sakic (PP) assisted by Michel Goulet and Guy Lafleur

5

4

Sabres

Rick Vaive (PP) assisted by Alexander Mogilny and Phil Housley

6

4

Nordiques

Michel Petit (EV) assisted by Jeff Jackson and Paul Gillis

6

5