The Florida Panthers squeaked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 3 to 2, on March 22, 1997.

Final

BUF

Sabres

38-23-11

2

FLA

Panthers

33-24-17

3

Team

BUF

FLA

1

0

1

2

1

2

3

1

0

Total

2

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

FLA

Panthers

Scott Mellanby (EV) assisted by Bill Lindsay and Terry Carkner

0

1

2nd period

BUF

FLA

Sabres

Miroslav Satan (EV) assisted by Richard Smehlik and Derek Plante

1

1

Panthers

Ray Sheppard (PP) assisted by Kirk Muller and Robert Svehla

1

2

Panthers

Radek Dvorak (EV) assisted by Ray Sheppard

1

3

3rd period

BUF

FLA

Sabres

Jay McKee (EV) assisted by Miroslav Satan

2

3