The New York Islanders squeaked out a win over the Los Angeles Kings, 4 to 3, on December 17, 1996.

Final

LAK

Kings

12-16-4

3

NYI

Islanders

11-12-8

4

Team

LAK

NYI

1

1

1

2

1

2

3

1

1

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

LAK

NYI

Kings

Kai Nurminen (EV) assisted by Dmitri Khristich

1

0

Islanders

Scott Lachance (EV) assisted by Derek King and Marty McInnis

1

1

2nd period

LAK

NYI

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (EV) assisted by Bryan Berard and Scott Lachance

1

2

Kings

Ray Ferraro (EV) assisted by Vladimir Tsyplakov and Philippe Boucher

2

2

Islanders

Marty McInnis (PP) assisted by Niklas Andersson and Bryan Berard

2

3

3rd period

LAK

NYI

Islanders

Bryan McCabe (EV) assisted by Travis Green

2

4

Kings

Philippe Boucher (EV) assisted by Ian Laperriere and Vladimir Tsyplakov

3

4