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May 9, 1997


Buffalo Sabres 5 @ Philadelphia Flyers 4


First Period

1 - BUF : Audette 4 (Galley, Plante) (PP) 4:27 BUF - 17 Rod Brind'Amour
BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
PHI - 17 Jason Dawe
2 - PHI : Dainius Zubrus 2 (Dale Hawerchuk, Janne Niinimaa) (PP) 10:15 BUF - 6 Chris Therien
BUF - 17 Rod Brind'Amour
BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
PHI - 18 Michal Grosek

Penalties - PHI - Dan Kordic (Roughing) 3:05 ; PHI - Eric Lindros (Slashing) 4:59 ; BUF - Galley (Board check) 5:55 ; BUF - Zhitnik (Holding stick) 9:06 ; BUF - Barnaby (Interference) 10:41 ; BUF - Ronan (Tripping) 12:43 ; BUF - Ray (Misconduct (10 min)) 15:56 ; BUF - Shannon (Holding stick) 15:56 ;

Second Period

3 - PHI : Dale Hawerchuk 2 (EV) 1:03 BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 15 Dixon Ward
PHI - 17 Jason Dawe
PHI - 18 Michal Grosek
PHI - 44 Alexei Zhitnik

Penalties - PHI - Eric Lindros (Holding) 6:07 ; PHI - Daniel Lacroix (Interference-on the goaltender) 16:45 ; BUF - Smehlik (Hooking) 19:06 ;

Third Period

4 - BUF : Plante 4 (Peca, Audette) (PP) 3:34 BUF - 24 Karl Dykhuis
PHI - 17 Jason Dawe
5 - BUF : Grosek 2 (Barnaby, Plante) (EV) 4:28 BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 15 Dixon Ward
PHI - 17 Jason Dawe
PHI - 18 Michal Grosek
6 - PHI : Trent Klatt 3 (Shjon Podein, Joel Otto) (EV) 5:28 BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
7 - BUF : Ward 2 (Plante) (SH) 11:53 BUF - 15 Pat Falloon
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 10 Brad May
PHI - 44 Alexei Zhitnik
8 - PHI : Mikael Renberg 4 (John LeClair, Eric Lindros) (EV) 13:26 BUF - 6 Chris Therien
BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 10 Brad May
PHI - 19 Brian Holzinger

Penalties - PHI - Petr Svoboda (Hooking) 2:15 ; BUF - Galley (Hooking) 7:43 ; BUF - Galley (Tripping) 10:05 ;

Overtime

9 - BUF : Ronan 1 (Galley, Grosek) (EV) 6:24 BUF - 6 Chris Therien
BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 10 Brad May
PHI - 19 Brian Holzinger

Penalties - None

Shots On Goal

123T4
Buffalo Sabres658256
Philadelphia Flyers16815443

Powerplay Conversions

Buffalo Sabres : 2 of 5
Philadelphia Flyers : 1 of 8

Goaltenders

Garth Snow (PHI) (L) 20 saves on 25 shots - 66:24 mins
Steve Shields (BUF) (W) 39 saves on 43 shots - 66:24 mins

3 Stars of the Game

1 - Ronan (BUF)
2 - Shields (BUF)
3 - Plante (BUF)

Officials

Referee: Shick
Linesman: Heyer
Linesman: Sharrere

Game Rosters

Buffalo Sabres
Name+/-shots
3 - Garry Galley22
5 - Edward Ronan12
6 - Robert Boughner00
8 - Darryl Shannon-10
10 - Brad May01
12 - Randy Burridge-21
15 - Dixon Ward12
17 - Jason Dawe02
18 - Michal Grosek13
19 - Brian Holzinger-20
26 - Derek Plante33
27 - Michael Peca-25
28 - Donald Audette-12
32 - Robert Ray00
36 - Matthew Barnaby01
42 - Richard Smehlik01
44 - Alexei Zhitnik-10
74 - Jay McKee00
Philadelphia Flyers
Name+/-shots
6 - Chris Therien-11
9 - Dainius Zubrus-12
10 - John LeClair-14
15 - Pat Falloon02
17 - Rod Brind'Amour02
18 - Dale Hawerchuk02
19 - Mikael Renberg03
20 - Trent Klatt12
21 - Dan Kordic00
23 - Petr Svoboda11
24 - Karl Dykhuis10
25 - Shjon Podein16
29 - Joel Otto12
32 - Daniel Lacroix00
37 - Eric Desjardins-12
44 - Janne Niinimaa03
77 - Paul Coffey05
88 - Eric Lindros-16

Attendance - 20,066






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