1976 NHL Preliminary Round
Buffalo Sabres defeat St. Louis Blues 2-1

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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)
St. Louis Blues
W-L: 29-37-14, .450
SRS: -0.54 (13th of 18)
Goals: 249 (14th of 18)
Goals Against: 290 (12th of 18)
Game 1, April 6
Buffalo Sabres 2
St. Louis Blues 5  
Game 2, April 8
St. Louis Blues 2
Buffalo Sabres 3 OT
Game 3, April 9
St. Louis Blues 1
Buffalo Sabres 2 OT

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 MartinLW243123021000200175.9
18Danny GareRW2132021220010001414.3
10Craig RamsayLW243112100010100425.0
22Jocelyn GuevremontD24302220000020090.0
20Don LuceC2731011210010001010.0
11Gilbert PerreaultC253101-101000000128.3
9Jacques RichardLW233101051000000520.0
24Bill HajtD24301137000000140.0
5Lee FogolinD20301122000010010.0
8Jim LorentzC/RW28301104000010050.0
14René RobertRW273011-120000100130.0
6Jim SchoenfeldD2330110120000100120.0
17Fred StanfieldC/W313011-10000010080.0
4Jerry KorabD273000-440000000140.0
16Peter McNabC23300010000000010.0
26Derek SmithC/LW2110000000000000
21Brian SpencerLW26300002000000010.0
Team Total71118444601210011305.4

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 DesjardinsG3132-1-076760.89602188:5963:00
31Al SmithG3010-0-0121.5000017:1117:11
Team Total2-1-086961.88402206:1051:33

St. Louis Blues Skaters Series Stats

St. Louis Blues 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%
25Chuck LefleyLW2622131010100101020.0
7Garry UngerC283213-272000010540.0
9Red BerensonC363123001000101520.0
6Larry PateyC223112020101100333.3
27Ted IrvineLW31302202000020020.0
26Dave HrechkosyLW243101021000000616.7
19Derek SandersonC293101-200100000616.7
23Bob HessD20101110000001020.0
21Bob MacMillanRW23301110000001060.0
2Rick SmithD27301104000010040.0
4Bruce AffleckD213000-10000000020.0
17Jerry ButlerRW243000-10000000030.0
3Bob GassoffD22300006000000030.0
12Claude LaroseRW33300000000000010.0
24Jamie MastersD2010000000000000
8Barclay PlagerD341000-11300000000
5Bob PlagerD32300012000000010.0
16Pierre PlanteRW243000-360000000100.0
22Rick WilsonD25100001000000000
Team Total81018-65452115416911.6

St. Louis Blues Goalies Series Stats

St. Louis Blues Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
31Ed StaniowskiG2031-2-07130123.94600206:1068:43
Team Total1-2-07130123.94600206:1068:43
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1975-76 Regular Season Stats

Saturday, Oct 18, 1975
Buffalo Sabres 5
St. Louis Blues 3  
G 2 tied 2
A R. Martin · BUF 2
W G. Desjardins · BUF  
Tuesday, Jan 13, 1976
Buffalo Sabres 3
St. Louis Blues 7  
G 3 tied 2
A 16 tied 1
W Y. Belanger · STL  
Sunday, Jan 25, 1976
St. Louis Blues 2
Buffalo Sabres 4  
G D. Gare · BUF 2
A F. Stanfield · BUF 2
W G. Desjardins · BUF  
Sunday, Mar 7, 1976
St. Louis Blues 4
Buffalo Sabres 4  
G R. Robert · BUF 2
A 11 tied 1
W  

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

STL Scoring Regular Season

STL 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
1Chuck Lefley26LW754342851541314892017520720.87.31.48.6
2Garry Unger28C803944832952613032417335710.96.51.17.6
3Derek Sanderson29C652443671359240012812317114.04.71.25.9
4Bob MacMillan23RW80203252134117212237215113.22.41.43.8
5Red Berenson36C72202747-104799211313117111.72.40.63.0
6Jerry Butler24RW6617244107516103194115411.01.90.82.7
7Claude Larose33RW671325387481030022301697.71.31.02.3
8Pierre Plante24RW74141933-22779502181012511.20.70.30.9
9Bob Hess20D7892332358522216701177.71.83.85.6
10Bruce Affleck21D8042630320130116731004.01.23.95.1
11Ted Irvine31LW69101323-1180820212101059.5-0.30.50.3
12Floyd Thomson26LW5881018-42580019107111.3-0.40.60.2
13Wayne Merrick23C1978150070007105612.51.00.21.2
14Larry Patey22C538614-122680004208010.0-0.50.3-0.2
15Bob Gassoff22D8011213-6306100010111001.0-0.43.42.9
16Bob Plager32D63381118902011620437.0-0.14.03.9
17Rick Smith27D241782181000421323.10.31.21.5
18Barclay Plager34D64088-5670000620320.0-0.62.72.1
19Rick Wilson25D65167-10200100600442.3-0.62.41.8
20Dave Hrechkosy24LW133362030002102015.00.20.20.4
21Bert Wilson26LW45235-6472001300258.0-1.40.4-1.0
22Brian Ogilvie24C9213-1220001001414.30.00.10.1
23Yves Belanger23G310220400000175856:430.00.03.6
24Mitch Babin21C8000-20000000020.0-0.30.0-0.3
25Rick Bourbonnais20RW7000-18000000050.0-0.30.1-0.2
26Bruce Cowick24LW500012000000030.0-0.20.1-0.1
27Gilles Gratton23G6000020000026544:130.00.01.1
28Eddie Johnston40G380000000000214856:320.00.05.1
29Jamie Masters20D700040000000010.0-0.10.60.4
30Ed Staniowski20G11000000000061956:160.00.01.8
Team Total80249392641-7125819045142926910120235510.626.332.270.2

STL Goalies Regular Season

STL 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
1Yves Belanger233111171113971858.8843.8601758106-6.08
2Eddie Johnston4038111791301026896.8733.6312148115-17.03
3Ed Staniowski201153233337304.9023.200619894.11
4Gilles Gratton23620211139128.9212.490265
Team Total29371428724732186.8843.5914790103
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