Sabres score a record nine goals in one period

Updated: March 13, 2002, 10:10 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

March 19, 1981

Leading the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 after the first period, the Buffalo Sabres bust out for nine goals in the second period. Center Gil Perreault leads the onslaught with a hat trick as the Sabres set an NHL record for most goals in a period. Toronto netminder Michel Larocque, who had recently been obtained from Montreal, yields all nine goals.

The Leafs score three goals in the period as the teams set a record of 12 goals in one period.

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