The Buffalo Sabres were easily defeated by the Detroit Red Wings, 7 to 3, on December 29, 1971.

Final

DET

Red Wings

13-17-6

7

BUF

Sabres

8-22-8

3

Team

DET

BUF

1

3

1

2

1

2

3

3

0

Total

7

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

BUF

Red Wings

Larry Johnston (EV) assisted by Bill Collins and Marcel Dionne

1

0

Red Wings

Bill Collins (EV) assisted by Marcel Dionne

2

0

Red Wings

Tim Ecclestone (EV) assisted by Red Berenson

3

0

Sabres

Kevin O'Shea (EV) assisted by Phil Goyette and Eddie Shack

3

1

2nd period

DET

BUF

Sabres

Mike Byers (PP) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Eddie Shack

3

2

Sabres

Steve Atkinson (EV) assisted by Jim Watson and Al Hamilton

3

3

Red Wings

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Danny Johnson and Ron Harris

4

3

3rd period

DET

BUF

Red Wings

Mickey Redmond (EV) assisted by Alex Delvecchio

5

3

Red Wings

Al Karlander (EV) assisted by Alex Delvecchio and Mickey Redmond

6

3

Red Wings

Mickey Redmond (EV) assisted by Alex Delvecchio

7

3