The Hartford Whalers squeaked out a win over the Buffalo Sabres, 5 to 4, on March 29, 1983.

Final

BUF

Sabres

37-28-13

4

HFD

Whalers

19-52-7

5

Team

BUF

HFD

1

1

2

2

3

1

3

0

2

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

HFD

Whalers

Mike McDougal (EV) assisted by Merlin Malinowski and Mark Renaud

0

1

Sabres

Gilles Hamel (EV) assisted by Mike Ramsey and John Van Boxmeer

1

1

Whalers

Blaine Stoughton (EV) assisted by Ron Francis and Mark Johnson

1

2

2nd period

BUF

HFD

Sabres

Gilbert Perreault (EV) assisted by Mike Foligno

2

2

Whalers

Chris Kotsopoulos (EV) assisted by Mark Renaud and Michel Galarneau

2

3

Sabres

Dale McCourt (PP) assisted by John Van Boxmeer and Ric Seiling

3

3

Sabres

Mal Davis (EV) assisted by Paul Cyr and Phil Housley

4

3

3rd period

BUF

HFD

Whalers

Ron Francis (SH) assisted by Chris Kotsopoulos

4

4

Whalers

Blaine Stoughton (EV-PS) unassisted

4

5