The Buffalo Sabres squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 3 to 2, on December 27, 1981.

Final

WSH

Capitals

10-23-3

2

BUF

Sabres

19-10-8

3

Team

WSH

BUF

1

1

1

2

0

1

3

1

1

Total

2

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Mike Foligno (PP) assisted by Yvon Lambert and John Van Boxmeer

0

1

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Wes Jarvis

1

1

2nd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Dale McCourt (EV) assisted by Mike Foligno and Gilbert Perreault

1

2

3rd period

WSH

BUF

Sabres

Richie Dunn (EV) assisted by Brent Peterson

1

3

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (PP) assisted by Chris Valentine and Ryan Walter

2

3