It was 25 years ago today-- perhaps the greatest sports play-by-play call in the history of Buffalo Sports.
It was the opening round of the NHL playoffs, and the Sabres and Bruins were playing for the right to represent the Prince of Wales Conference.
Brad May's overtime goal in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins gave the Sabres the sweep against the Adams Division rivals, and Rick Jeanneret's inspired call of the goal was reflective of the mood of Sabres fans everywhere.
You can hear this iconic call from Rick Jeanneret-- and many others as well-- at Buffalo Stories.com here.
Rick Jeanneret’s greatest calls…
Read more about the life and career of Rick Jeanneret:
Buffalo in the ’70s: Rick Jeanneret in the Aud Press Box
Hear some of the greatest sounds of the Sabres in the 70s:
Ted Darling and The 1975 Sabres