The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Detroit Red Wings, 5 to 4, on November 17, 1979.

Final

DET

5

NYI

4

Team

DET

NYI

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

2

1

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

NYI

Red Wings

Willie Huber (PP) assisted by Pete Mahovlich

1

0

Islanders

Mike Bossy (PP) assisted by Clark Gillies and Stefan Persson

1

1

2nd period

DET

NYI

Red Wings

Mike Foligno (EV) assisted by Pete Mahovlich

2

1

Red Wings

Vaclav Nedomansky (EV) assisted by Dan Labraaten and Barry Long

3

1

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by Denis Potvin and Stefan Persson

3

2

Islanders

John Tonelli (EV) assisted by Dave Langevin and Wayne Merrick

3

3

3rd period

DET

NYI

Red Wings

Dale McCourt (PP) assisted by Errol Thompson and Reed Larson

4

3

Red Wings

Errol Thompson (PP) assisted by Mike Foligno and Vaclav Nedomansky

5

3

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) assisted by Bryan Trottier and Dave Lewis

5

4