Source: NHL Boxscores and Stats
Buffalo Sabres (9-13-4) 1 2 3 0 - 6
Hartford Whalers (11-12-4) 2 1 3 0 - 6

Murray Craven had the hat trick and Rob Brown scored with 4:39 remaining to
lift the Hartford Whalers to a 6-6 tie with division-rival Buffalo.

1st period: BUF Andreychuk 11 2:32
HAR Craven 8 (Bergevin,Verbeek) 7:54
HAR Craven 9 (Cassels,Shaw) 19:53 (pp)

2nd period: BUF Hawerchuk 7 (Bodger,Ruuttu) 2:34 (pp)
BUF Andreychuk 12 (Ramsey,Mogilny) 7:42
HAR Sanderson 5 (Andersson,Holik) 15:23

3rd period: HAR Craven 10 (Verbeek,Cassels) 1:50
BUF May 6 (Hawerchuk) 3:24
HAR Zalapski 5 (Shaw,Cullen) 4:49
BUF Ledyard 2 (Hawerchuk,Tanti) 6:50
BUF Haller 3 (Hawerchuk) 9:27
HAR Brown 12 (McKenzie,Cullen) 15:21

Overtime: NONE

Shots on goal: Sabres 3 11 11 3 - 28
Whalers 11 7 10 3 - 31

Power-play opportunities: Sabres 1 of 2
Whalers 1 of 4

Goaltending: Sabres, Malarchuk (23 shots, 18 saves)
Draper, 4-1-3 (4:49 third, 8 shots, 7 saves)
Whalers, Whitmore, 9-8-4 (28 shots, 22 saves)

Attendance: 10,514
Referee: Terry Gregson
Linesmen: Kevin Collins, Pierre Champoux