The Buffalo Sabres couldn't pull it off against the Philadelphia Flyers, 3 to 2, on December 31, 1988.

Final

PHI

Flyers

21-18-2

3

BUF

Sabres

16-19-4

2

Team

PHI

BUF

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

1

0

Total

3

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PHI

BUF

Flyers

Mike Bullard (EV) assisted by Rick Tocchet

1

0

Sabres

Scott Metcalfe (EV) assisted by John Tucker and Calle Johansson

1

1

2nd period

PHI

BUF

Flyers

Terry Carkner (EV) assisted by Murray Craven and Pelle Eklund

2

1

Sabres

Rick Vaive (EV) assisted by Mike Ramsey

2

2

3rd period

PHI

BUF

Flyers

Dave Poulin (EV) assisted by Scott Mellanby and Derrick Smith

3

2