Ice Hockey, and there was plenty of action when the Buffalo Sabres travelled to Illinois to take on National Hockey League rivals Chicago Black Hawks on Wednesday (30 November).
GV PAN: Buffalo Sabres attacking, playing from left to right in the dark strip...and scoring.
SV PAN IN SLOW MOTION of the Buffalo Sabres scoring.
SV PAN: of Chicago Black Hawks on the attack and scoring.
SV: players fighting (Slow motion)(2 shots)
GV PAN: Sabres score again.
SV PAN: Sabres players congratulate each other.
MELTZER: "The Sabres jumped out to a one nothing lead in the first period, when Gil Perreault moved in from the blue line and beat Tony Esposito with a back-hander from the slot.
The Buffalo lead was increased to two to nothing two and a half minutes later as Craig Ramsey's drive was turned aside by Esposito, only to be deflected past the Chicago goal tender by Danny Gare.
The Black Hawks cut the margin to two to one late in the first period. Bob Kelly got two chances in from off Sabre's goalie Don Edwards. Kelly converted the rebound. The Chicago tied it early in the third.
The crucial point in the game came early in the third period, when Buffalo's Gare and Chicago's John Marks drew five minute majors in their hair pulling duel. At the same time Jerry Korab for the Sabres and Black Hawks Pierre Plant drew five minutes for their show of hostility leading to sore knuckles for Korab. With both teams two men shy, the Sabres got a break moments later, Rookie Ric.
Seiling took Andre Savard's lead, pulled Esposito out, hit the empty net to give the empty net to give the Sabres a 3-2 win. Al Meltzer NBC News, Chicago."
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Background: Ice Hockey, and there was plenty of action when the Buffalo Sabres travelled to Illinois to take on National Hockey League rivals Chicago Black Hawks on Wednesday (30 November). The Sabres came out on top 3-2 after an incident-packed match that produced exciting goals and more than a little hostility. Al Meltzer of the National Broadcasting Company Incorporated reports.