The Buffalo Sabres decisively defeated the New York Islanders, 5 to 2, on February 21, 1997.

Final

NYI

Islanders

19-30-10

2

BUF

Sabres

31-19-10

5

Team

NYI

BUF

1

0

2

2

0

2

3

2

1

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

BUF

Sabres

Jason Dawe (PP) assisted by Michal Grosek and Derek Plante

0

1

Sabres

Brian Holzinger (EV) assisted by Jason Dawe and Michal Grosek

0

2

2nd period

NYI

BUF

Sabres

Brad May (EV) assisted by Michael Peca

0

3

Sabres

Bob Boughner (EV) assisted by Michael Peca and Dixon Ward

0

4

3rd period

NYI

BUF

Islanders

Travis Green (PP) assisted by Bryan Berard and Ziggy Palffy

1

4

Islanders

Claude Lapointe (EV) assisted by Scott Lachance and Todd Bertuzzi

2

4

Sabres

Garry Galley (SH-EN) unassisted

2

5