Game # 10: Sabres 3, Islanders 0


'However, not to be overlooked in the aftermath of their latest conquest on Long Island is the Sabres' innate ability to stay within themselves and focus on the task at hand, regardless of a moribund Nassau Coliseum atmosphere that lacked any remote sign of life or energy. With a sparse and ambivalently silent crowd in attendance, the two teams may well have thought their match was more of an informal scrimmage than a game of meaning.'