The Buffalo Sabres couldn't pull it off against the Montreal Canadiens, 6 to 5, on December 3, 1980.

Final

MTL

Canadiens

13-10-2

6

BUF

Sabres

13-7-5

5

Team

MTL

BUF

1

3

1

2

3

3

3

0

1

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MTL

BUF

Canadiens

Mark Napier (EV) assisted by Steve Shutt and Brian Engblom

1

0

Canadiens

Mark Napier (PP) assisted by Steve Shutt and Gaston Gingras

2

0

Sabres

Andre Savard (PP) assisted by Lindy Ruff and Alan Haworth

2

1

Canadiens

Serge Savard (EV) assisted by Doug Jarvis

3

1

2nd period

MTL

BUF

Sabres

Andre Savard (EV) assisted by John Van Boxmeer

3

2

Sabres

Tony McKegney (PP) assisted by Derek Smith and Gilbert Perreault

3

3

Canadiens

Mario Tremblay (PP) assisted by Keith Acton and Brian Engblom

4

3

Canadiens

Mark Napier (EV) assisted by Steve Shutt and Serge Savard

5

3

Sabres

John Van Boxmeer (EV) unassisted

5

4

Canadiens

Mark Napier (EV) assisted by Steve Shutt and Yvon Lambert

6

4

3rd period

MTL

BUF

Sabres

Ric Seiling (EV) assisted by Gilles Hamel and Richie Dunn

6

5