Source: NHL Boxscores and Stats
Hartford Whalers (16-29-10) 0 3 1 - 4
Buffalo Sabres (23-26-10) 2 3 0 - 5

Alexander Mogilny scored two goals to boost his season output to 25 as the
Sabres jumped out to a 5-1 lead and hung on to defeat the hapless Whalers.

1st period: BUF Mogilny 24 (Andreychuk,Hawerchuk) 10:11 (pp)
BUF Hawerchuk 19 (Andreychuk,Mogilny) 16:03 (pp)

2nd period: BUF Ray 4 (Haller,Wells) 4:04
HAR Bergevin 6 (Black,Verbeek) 10:06 (pp)
BUF Mogilny 25 (LaFontaine,Haller) 10:31
BUF Haller 5 (Mogilny,Andreychuk) 10:48
HAR Cullen 19 (Anderson,Konroyd) 16:20 (pp)
HAR Shank 2 (Cassels,Craven) 16:35

3rd period: HAR Zalapski 15 (Cullen,Anderson) 16:58 (pp)

Shots on goal: Whalers 8 18 13 - 39
Sabres 6 10 18 - 34

Power-play opportunities: Whalers 3 of 5
Sabres 2 of 5

Goaltending: Whalers, Whitmore, 11-16-6 (12 shots, 7 saves)
Sidorkiewicz (11:51 second, 22 shots, 22 saves)
Sabres, Puppa, 9-10-4 (39 shots, 35 saves)

Attendance: 16,325
Referee: Terry Gregson
Linesmen: Bernard DeGrace, Mark Pare