The Buffalo Sabres dominated the Hartford Whalers, 5 to 1, on December 26, 1996.

Final

HFD

Whalers

16-12-6

1

BUF

Sabres

19-14-3

5

Team

HFD

BUF

1

0

3

2

1

2

3

0

0

Total

1

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

HFD

BUF

Sabres

Dixon Ward (EV) assisted by Brian Holzinger and Donald Audette

0

1

Sabres

Anatoli Semenov (EV) assisted by Matthew Barnaby and Michal Grosek

0

2

Sabres

Michael Peca (EV) assisted by Randy Burridge and Jason Dawe

0

3

2nd period

HFD

BUF

Sabres

Derek Plante (EV) assisted by Matthew Barnaby and Michal Grosek

0

4

Sabres

Donald Audette (EV) assisted by Dixon Ward and Bob Boughner

0

5

Whalers

Paul Ranheim (EV) assisted by Steve Martins and Curtis Leschyshyn

1

5