The Detroit Red Wings fell to the New York Islanders, 5 to 3, on December 20, 1981.

Final

NYI

Islanders

19-9-5

5

DET

Red Wings

10-19-5

3

Team

NYI

DET

1

0

1

2

0

0

3

5

2

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

DET

Red Wings

Mark Kirton (EV) assisted by Willie Huber and Mike Blaisdell

0

1

3rd period

NYI

DET

Islanders

John Tonelli (EV) assisted by Wayne Merrick and Mike McEwen

1

1

Red Wings

Danny Gare (EV) assisted by Willie Huber and Mark Osborne

1

2

Islanders

Bob Bourne (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter and Duane Sutter

2

2

Red Wings

Mark Osborne (EV) assisted by Reed Larson and Walt McKechnie

2

3

Islanders

Clark Gillies (EV) assisted by Mike Bossy and Bryan Trottier

3

3

Islanders

Billy Carroll (EV) assisted by Hector Marini and Stefan Persson

4

3

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (EV-EN) assisted by Mike Bossy

5

3