The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Philadelphia Flyers, 5 to 4, on December 19, 1987.

Final

PHI

Flyers

15-13-5

5

NYI

Islanders

18-11-2

4

Team

PHI

NYI

1

3

3

2

1

1

3

1

0

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PHI

NYI

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Denis Potvin and Alan Kerr

0

1

Islanders

Gord Dineen (EV) assisted by Greg Gilbert and Pat Flatley

0

2

Flyers

Scott Mellanby (PP) assisted by Mark Howe

1

2

Flyers

Scott Mellanby (PP) assisted by Murray Craven

2

2

Islanders

Pat Flatley (EV) assisted by Gord Dineen

2

3

Flyers

Peter Zezel (PP) assisted by Scott Mellanby and Mark Howe

3

3

2nd period

PHI

NYI

Flyers

Peter Zezel (PP) assisted by Kjell Samuelsson and Mark Howe

4

3

Islanders

Greg Gilbert (EV) assisted by Bob Bassen

4

4

3rd period

PHI

NYI

Flyers

Mark Howe (EV) assisted by Lindsay Carson and Dave Poulin

5

4