The New York Islanders decisively defeated the New Jersey Devils, 5 to 2, on December 17, 1988.

Final

NJD

Devils

12-15-5

2

NYI

Islanders

8-22-2

5

Team

NJD

NYI

1

1

1

2

0

3

3

1

1

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

NYI

Devils

Mark Johnson (EV) assisted by Tommy Albelin and George McPhee

1

0

Islanders

Mikko Makela (PP) assisted by Tomas Jonsson and Raimo Helminen

1

1

2nd period

NJD

NYI

Islanders

Brent Sutter (PP) assisted by David Volek and Raimo Helminen

1

2

Islanders

David Volek (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter

1

3

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (EV) assisted by Richard Kromm

1

4

3rd period

NJD

NYI

Islanders

Reed Larson (PP) assisted by Tomas Jonsson and Raimo Helminen

1

5

Devils

Pat Verbeek (EV) assisted by Tommy Albelin

2

5