The New York Rangers squeaked out a win over the Hartford Whalers, 5 to 4, on January 2, 1989.

Final

HFD

Whalers

15-21-3

4

NYR

Rangers

21-14-5

5

Team

HFD

NYR

1

2

1

2

1

1

3

1

3

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

HFD

NYR

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (EV) assisted by Mark Reeds and Ron Francis

1

0

Rangers

David Shaw (PP) assisted by Brian Leetch and Brian Mullen

1

1

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (EV) assisted by Ron Francis and Brian Lawton

2

1

2nd period

HFD

NYR

Rangers

Tomas Sandstrom (EV) assisted by James Patrick and Carey Wilson

2

2

Whalers

Paul MacDermid (EV) assisted by Dave Tippett

3

2

3rd period

HFD

NYR

Rangers

Carey Wilson (EV) assisted by Tony Granato and Tomas Sandstrom

3

3

Rangers

David Shaw (PP) assisted by Brian Leetch and Kelly Kisio

3

4

Rangers

Tony Granato (EV) unassisted

3

5

Whalers

Ray Ferraro (EV) assisted by Ron Francis

4

5