The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the New York Islanders, 5 to 4, in overtime on January 27, 1991.

Final

NYI

Islanders

17-27-6

4

WSH

Capitals

23-26-3

5

Team

NYI

WSH

1

2

1

2

2

1

3

0

2

OT

0

1

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Kevin Hatcher (EV) assisted by Calle Johansson and Mike Ridley

0

1

Islanders

Derek King (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter and Pat Flatley

1

1

Islanders

David Volek (PP) assisted by Brent Sutter and Pat LaFontaine

2

1

2nd period

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by John Tucker and Jeff Norton

3

1

Capitals

Dino Ciccarelli (PP) assisted by Kevin Hatcher and Kelly Miller

3

2

Islanders

Derek King (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter

4

2

3rd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Kelly Miller (EV) assisted by Dino Ciccarelli and Kevin Hatcher

4

3

Capitals

Ken Sabourin (EV) assisted by Stephen Leach and Dale Hunter

4

4

OT

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Kelly Miller (EV) assisted by Calle Johansson and Mike Ridley

4

5