1976 NHL Quarter-Finals
New York Islanders defeat Buffalo Sabres 4-2

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Buffalo Sabres
W-L: 46-21-13, .656
SRS: 1.19 (4th of 18)
Goals: 339 (2nd of 18)
Goals Against: 240 (6th of 18)
New York Islanders
W-L: 42-21-17, .631
SRS: 1.26 (3rd of 18)
Goals: 297 (6th of 18)
Goals Against: 190 (2nd of 18)
Game 1, April 11
New York Islanders 3
Buffalo Sabres 5  
Game 2, April 13
New York Islanders 2
Buffalo Sabres 3 OT
Game 3, April 15
Buffalo Sabres 3
New York Islanders 5  
Game 4, April 17
Buffalo Sabres 2
New York Islanders 4  
Game 5, April 20
New York Islanders 4
Buffalo Sabres 3  
Game 6, April 22
Buffalo Sabres 2
New York Islanders 3  

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
7Rick MartinLW246358-11012015002213.6
11Gilbert PerreaultC256347-1430002201225.0
20Don LuceC2763363430003001618.8
18Danny GareRW21632531930012001717.6
14René RobertRW276314-2430000101323.1
4Jerry KorabD276134-181000300166.3
5Lee FogolinD206033-221000030030.0
22Jocelyn GuevremontD246033320000300220.0
8Jim LorentzC/RW286112-221000010156.7
6Jim SchoenfeldD235022-321000020090.0
21Brian SpencerLW266101221000000425.0
10Craig RamsayLW24601122000010020.0
9Jacques RichardLW236011-12000010050.0
24Bill HajtD24600018000000050.0
23Ken BreitenbachD21100010000000010.0
12Gary McAdamLW2010000000000000
3Paul McIntoshD2110000700000000
16Peter McNabC2350000000000000
17Fred StanfieldC/W316000-20000000050.0
Team Total182947011616202254016710.8

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats

Buffalo Sabres Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
30Gerry DesjardinsG3162-4-021170149.87600373:2862:15
Team Total2-4-021170149.87600373:2862:15

New York Islanders Skaters Series Stats

New York Islanders Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
5Denis PotvinD22645942222012301723.5
17Jude DrouinC2762571020003201020.0
15Billy HarrisRW2464151240001001921.1
12J.P. PariseLW3463252421002001127.3
8Garry HowattLW236235-3152000210922.2
9Clark GilliesLW2161453101001310911.1
19Bryan TrottierC196055200000320140.0
21Andre St. LaurentC226134-1210003001010.0
23Bob NystromRW236123-3110100200137.7
18Ed WestfallD/RW355123-100100200616.7
11Billy MacMillanRW326112221001100119.1
6Bert MarshallD326101-281001000911.1
2Gerry HartD286011-314000010050.0
25Dave LewisD226011-229000010090.0
4Jean PotvinD266011-120000010150.0
7Dave FortierD2420001000000000
10Lorne HenningC23600000000000030.0
16Ralph StewartC2710000000000000
Team Total2136570121165042610017012.4

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
31Billy SmithG2564-1-014145131.90309334:0455:41
1Glenn ReschG2710-1-042218.8180040:0040:00
Team Total4-2-018167149.89209374:0453:26
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1975-76 Regular Season Stats

Tuesday, Nov 18, 1975
Buffalo Sabres 3
New York Islanders 1  
G 4 tied 1
A 5 tied 1
W G. Desjardins · BUF  
Saturday, Dec 6, 1975
Buffalo Sabres 4
New York Islanders 2  
G 6 tied 1
A D. Gare · BUF 2
W G. Desjardins · BUF  
Sunday, Dec 7, 1975
New York Islanders 3
Buffalo Sabres 0  
G C. Gillies · NYI 2
A 2 tied 2
W G. Resch · NYI  
Sunday, Feb 15, 1976
New York Islanders 3
Buffalo Sabres 1  
G B. Trottier · NYI 2
A 4 tied 1
W B. Smith · NYI  

BUF Scoring Regular Season

BUF Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Gilbert Perreault*25C80446911317363014044029023718.69.41.310.7
2René Robert27RW7235528716532411043022027312.86.91.28.1
3Rick Martin24LW8049378623673118072611032715.07.61.59.1
4Danny Gare21RW795023733212941819194030316.56.61.88.4
5Craig Ramsay24LW80224971443420110435113416.44.12.16.3
6Don Luce27C7721497037421722243512149.84.11.96.0
7Peter McNab23C79243256181621303284012519.23.11.34.5
8Jocelyn Guevremont24D8012405247576603241602295.23.66.410.0
9Fred Stanfield31C8018304854152131911011216.11.91.02.9
10Jim Lorentz28RW7517244131814214177011614.71.50.82.3
11Jerry Korab27D6513284118851030119811468.93.14.07.1
12Brian Spencer26LW7713263913701300126008415.50.91.22.1
13Jacques Richard23LW731223353319305212010411.50.70.81.5
14Bill Hajt24D80621274148600019201175.11.16.07.1
15Jim Schoenfeld23D562222440114200019211121.81.04.95.9
16Lee Fogolin20D5809915640000900610.0-0.43.53.1
17Gary McAdam20RW31123021000101128.3-1.00.3-0.7
18Roger Crozier33G11011000000062056:220.00.02.4
19Gerry Desjardins31G550110200000327559:330.00.010.9
20Paul McIntosh21D42011-561000010090.0-0.81.60.8
21Ken Breitenbach21D70004600000000-0.10.60.4
22Gary Bromley26G100000000006060:000.00.0-0.1
23Terry Martin20LW100000000000000.00.00.0
24Al Smith30G14000000000083959:580.00.02.7
25Morris Titanic23LW200010000000020.0-0.10.10.0
Team Total80339539878372939260736464041285271712.553.242.2111.2

BUF Goalies Regular Season

BUF Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Gerry Desjardins315529151116114631302.8902.95232751000.09
2Al Smith301493243360317.8813.070839108-3.36
3Roger Crozier331182027241214.8882.611620
4Gary Bromley26101073427.7947.00060
Team Total46211323820981860.8872.9834794104

NYI Scoring Regular Season

NYI Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Denis Potvin*22D78316798121001318043233225612.18.75.614.3
2Bryan Trottier*19C8032639527212011153330017818.06.71.98.6
3Jean Potvin26D78175572167479122134016710.25.55.811.3
4Billy Harris24RW8032387022541616041917222814.04.71.86.4
5Jude Drouin27C7621416218581110022912015313.73.31.64.9
6Clark Gillies*21LW8034276120961915061611021016.24.11.75.8
7J.P. Parise34LW802235571280155242510015214.52.81.54.3
8Ed Westfall35RW802531561827176231710415416.23.01.74.7
9Bob Nystrom23RW802325482410621204223018512.42.21.84.0
10Garry Howatt23LW802113342519721002121011518.30.91.92.8
11Andre St. Laurent22C67917261456900217001018.9-0.11.41.2
12Gerry Hart28D806182435151600017011105.50.87.17.9
13Dave Lewis22D7301919295400001900910.00.16.36.3
14Lorne Henning23C80710176163040703848.3-1.51.3-0.2
15Billy MacMillan32RW64971651090027007512.0-0.81.00.3
16Bert Marshall32D7101616377200001510700.0-0.16.66.5
17Ralph Stewart27C3167133250117002821.40.20.50.7
18Bob Bourne21C14235-21320012101612.50.00.10.1
19Dave Fortier24D5902210680000101580.0-1.04.33.2
20Pat Price20D402242000020040.00.10.50.6
21Glenn Resch27G440110000000254057:440.00.011.6
22Billy Smith*25G3901101000000224857:390.00.08.5
Team Total80297498795335126719492114232016313243512.239.654.3113.9

NYI Goalies Regular Season

NYI Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Glenn Resch2744231188812151127.9282.08725406645.78
2Billy Smith*253919109981067969.9082.62322488319.49
Team Total42211718622822096.9182.3310478875
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