The Detroit Red Wings squeaked out a win over the New Jersey Devils, 5 to 4, on December 19, 1997.

Final

NJD

Devils

23-10-1

4

DET

Red Wings

20-9-7

5

Team

NJD

DET

1

1

1

2

0

0

3

3

4

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

DET

Devils

Randy McKay (EV) unassisted

1

0

Red Wings

Nicklas Lidstrom (PP) assisted by Steve Yzerman and Larry Murphy

1

1

3rd period

NJD

DET

Devils

Scott Niedermayer (PP) assisted by Doug Gilmour and Brian Rolston

2

1

Red Wings

Doug Brown (EV) assisted by Yan Golubovsky and Mathieu Dandenault

2

2

Devils

Scott Niedermayer (PP) assisted by Brian Rolston and Doug Gilmour

3

2

Red Wings

Nicklas Lidstrom (EV) assisted by Vyacheslav Kozlov and Doug Brown

3

3

Red Wings

Doug Brown (EV) assisted by Yan Golubovsky and Mathieu Dandenault

3

4

Devils

Steve Thomas (PP) assisted by Bobby Holik and Randy McKay

4

4

Red Wings

Doug Brown (EV) assisted by Vyacheslav Kozlov

4

5