The Buffalo Sabres fell to the New York Islanders, 4 to 2, on December 31, 1989.

Final

NYI

Islanders

15-21-4

4

BUF

Sabres

23-11-6

2

Team

NYI

BUF

1

1

1

2

2

1

3

1

0

Total

4

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

BUF

Sabres

Rick Vaive (EV) assisted by Alexander Mogilny and Christian Ruuttu

0

1

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Jeff Norton and Randy Wood

1

1

2nd period

NYI

BUF

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Derek King

2

1

Islanders

Jari Gronstrand (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter

3

1

Sabres

Scott Arniel (EV) assisted by Benoit Hogue

3

2

3rd period

NYI

BUF

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Derek King and Alan Kerr

4

2