The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Washington Capitals, 5 to 4, in overtime on December 16, 2008.

Final

WSH

Capitals

19-10-3

5

NYI

Islanders

10-18-3

4

Team

WSH

NYI

1

2

1

2

2

1

3

0

2

OT

1

0

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NYI

Capitals

Boyd Gordon (EV) assisted by Donald Brashear and David Steckel

1

0

Capitals

Brooks Laich (EV) assisted by Mike Green and Brent Johnson

2

0

Islanders

Doug Weight (PP) assisted by Richard Park and Mark Streit

2

1

2nd period

WSH

NYI

Capitals

Milan Jurcina (EV) assisted by Karl Alzner and Viktor Kozlov

3

1

Islanders

Richard Park (PP) assisted by Bill Guerin and Mark Streit

3

2

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (EV) assisted by Alexander Semin and Nicklas Backstrom

4

2

3rd period

WSH

NYI

Islanders

Andy Sutton (EV) assisted by Trent Hunter and Richard Park

4

3

Islanders

Jon Sim (EV) assisted by Mark Streit and Bill Guerin

4

4

OT

WSH

NYI

Capitals

Alex Ovechkin (EV) assisted by Nicklas Backstrom

5

4