The Tampa Bay Lightning decisively defeated the New York Islanders, 4 to 1, on December 14, 1996.

Final

NYI

Islanders

10-12-8

1

TBL

Lightning

10-15-3

4

Team

NYI

TBL

1

1

0

2

0

1

3

0

3

Total

1

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

TBL

Islanders

Paul Kruse (EV) assisted by Derek Armstrong and Ziggy Palffy

1

0

2nd period

NYI

TBL

Lightning

Chris Gratton (PP) assisted by John Cullen and Roman Hamrlik

1

1

3rd period

NYI

TBL

Lightning

Shawn Burr (EV) unassisted

1

2

Lightning

Alexander Selivanov (EV) assisted by Rob Zamuner

1

3

Lightning

Chris Gratton (EV) assisted by Rob Zamuner

1

4