The Buffalo Sabres couldn't pull it off against the St. Louis Blues, 6 to 5, on December 5, 1986.

Final

STL

Blues

10-11-4

6

BUF

Sabres

5-17-3

5

Team

STL

BUF

1

2

2

2

2

1

3

2

2

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

STL

BUF

Sabres

Lindy Ruff (EV) assisted by Phil Housley and Joe Reekie

0

1

Blues

Doug Wickenheiser (EV) assisted by Greg Paslawski and Doug Gilmour

1

1

Blues

Doug Gilmour (PP) assisted by Brian Benning and Bernie Federko

2

1

Sabres

Uwe Krupp (EV) unassisted

2

2

2nd period

STL

BUF

Sabres

Paul Cyr (EV) assisted by Tom Kurvers and Doug Smith

2

3

Blues

Greg Paslawski (SH) assisted by Brian Benning

3

3

Blues

Michael Dark (EV) assisted by Greg Paslawski and Brian Benning

4

3

3rd period

STL

BUF

Sabres

Christian Ruuttu (EV) assisted by Normand Lacombe and Dave Andreychuk

4

4

Blues

Bernie Federko (EV) assisted by Ric Nattress and Doug Evans

5

4

Blues

Gino Cavallini (EV) assisted by Doug Gilmour and Greg Paslawski

6

4

Sabres

John Tucker (EV) assisted by Clark Gillies and Mike Ramsey

6

5