The Buffalo Sabres fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 3 to 1, on December 23, 1997.

Final

DET

Red Wings

22-9-7

3

BUF

Sabres

12-17-6

1

Team

DET

BUF

1

1

1

2

1

0

3

1

0

Total

3

1

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

BUF

Red Wings

Darren McCarty (SH) assisted by Nicklas Lidstrom

1

0

Sabres

Derek Plante (EV) assisted by Brad May

1

1

2nd period

DET

BUF

Red Wings

Anders Eriksson (EV) assisted by Steve Yzerman and Vyacheslav Kozlov

2

1

3rd period

DET

BUF

Red Wings

Kirk Maltby (EV) unassisted

3

1