The Detroit Red Wings couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 6 to 5, on December 31, 1973.

Final

BUF

Sabres

17-15-4

6

DET

Red Wings

14-19-4

5

Team

BUF

DET

1

2

3

2

2

2

3

2

0

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

DET

Sabres

Peter McNab (EV) assisted by Larry Carriere

1

0

Red Wings

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Garnet Bailey

1

1

Red Wings

Nick Libett (EV) assisted by Bill Collins and Brent Hughes

1

2

Sabres

Jim Lorentz (PP) assisted by Gilbert Perreault and Rene Robert

2

2

Red Wings

Guy Charron (EV) unassisted

2

3

2nd period

BUF

DET

Sabres

Jim Lorentz (EV) assisted by Peter McNab and Jerry Korab

3

3

Red Wings

Marcel Dionne (EV) assisted by Ron Stackhouse and Doug Roberts

3

4

Red Wings

Red Berenson (EV) assisted by Larry Johnston and Bill Collins

3

5

Sabres

Jim Lorentz (EV) assisted by Jerry Korab and Peter McNab

4

5

3rd period

BUF

DET

Sabres

Paul Terbenche (EV) assisted by Don Luce

5

5

Sabres

Rick Dudley (EV) assisted by Don Luce and Craig Ramsay

6

5