The Pittsburgh Penguins emerged victorious over the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 3, on March 18, 1997.

Final

BUF

Sabres

37-22-11

3

PIT

Penguins

33-30-7

5

Team

BUF

PIT

1

0

0

2

2

2

3

1

3

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

BUF

PIT

Penguins

Kevin Hatcher (PP) assisted by Joe Mullen and Petr Nedved

0

1

Penguins

Greg Johnson (EV) unassisted

0

2

Sabres

Michael Peca (PP) assisted by Donald Audette and Jason Dawe

1

2

Sabres

Michal Grosek (EV) assisted by Jason Dawe

2

2

3rd period

BUF

PIT

Penguins

Greg Johnson (EV) assisted by Joe Mullen

2

3

Penguins

Joe Dziedzic (EV) assisted by Alex Hicks and Jeff Christian

2

4

Sabres

Matthew Barnaby (EV) assisted by Richard Smehlik and Derek Plante

3

4

Penguins

Ian Moran (EV-EN) assisted by Kevin Hatcher

3

5