The Boston Bruins couldn't pull it off against the Hartford Whalers, 6 to 5, on December 18, 1986.

Final

HFD

Whalers

16-9-4

6

BOS

Bruins

16-12-4

5

Team

HFD

BOS

1

3

1

2

2

2

3

1

2

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

HFD

BOS

Whalers

Doug Jarvis (EV) assisted by Dave Tippett and Paul MacDermid

1

0

Whalers

Paul Lawless (PP) assisted by Stew Gavin

2

0

Bruins

Keith Crowder (EV) assisted by Reed Larson and Charlie Simmer

2

1

Whalers

Ron Francis (EV) assisted by Dave Semenko and Ulf Samuelsson

3

1

2nd period

HFD

BOS

Whalers

Stew Gavin (EV) assisted by Dean Evason and Paul Lawless

4

1

Bruins

Charlie Simmer (EV) assisted by Ray Bourque and Keith Crowder

4

2

Whalers

Mike McEwen (PP) unassisted

5

2

Bruins

Charlie Simmer (EV) assisted by Reed Larson and Ray Bourque

5

3

3rd period

HFD

BOS

Whalers

Kevin Dineen (PP) assisted by Dave Semenko and Ray Ferraro

6

3

Bruins

Charlie Simmer (PP) assisted by Ray Bourque and Rick Middleton

6

4

Bruins

Keith Crowder (PP) assisted by Ken Linseman and Charlie Simmer

6

5