The New Jersey Devils squeaked out a win over the Edmonton Oilers, 6 to 5, on October 31, 1987.

Final

EDM

Oilers

6-5-0

5

NJD

Devils

7-3-0

6

Team

EDM

NJD

1

1

2

2

2

3

3

2

1

Total

5

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

EDM

NJD

Devils

Pat Verbeek (EV) assisted by Joe Cirella and Bruce Driver

0

1

Devils

Doug Sulliman (EV) assisted by Patrik Sundstrom and John MacLean

0

2

Oilers

Jari Kurri (EV) assisted by Wayne Gretzky and Glenn Anderson

1

2

2nd period

EDM

NJD

Devils

Claude Loiselle (EV) assisted by Doug Brown and Andy Brickley

1

3

Oilers

Tom McMurchy (EV) assisted by Jari Kurri

2

3

Oilers

Mark Messier (PP) assisted by Glenn Anderson and Wayne Gretzky

3

3

Devils

Kirk Muller (SH) assisted by Pat Verbeek

3

4

Devils

Patrik Sundstrom (EV) unassisted

3

5

3rd period

EDM

NJD

Devils

Pat Verbeek (EV) assisted by Brendan Shanahan and Craig Wolanin

3

6

Oilers

Mark Messier (PP) assisted by Jari Kurri and Grant Fuhr

4

6

Oilers

Glenn Anderson (EV) assisted by Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier

5

6