The Washington Capitals couldn't pull it off against the New York Islanders, 5 to 4, on December 21, 2003.

Final

NYI

Islanders

14-15-2-1

5

WSH

Capitals

10-20-3-1

4

Team

NYI

WSH

1

1

1

2

2

2

3

2

1

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Justin Papineau (EV) assisted by Oleg Kvasha and Adrian Aucoin

1

0

Capitals

Robert Lang (PP) assisted by Jaromir Jagr and Peter Bondra

1

1

2nd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Brian Willsie (EV) unassisted

1

2

Capitals

Kip Miller (PP) assisted by Sergei Gonchar and Peter Bondra

1

3

Islanders

Mark Parrish (PP) assisted by Shawn Bates and Adrian Aucoin

2

3

Islanders

Kenny Jonsson (PP) assisted by Shawn Bates and Trent Hunter

3

3

3rd period

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Alexei Yashin (EV) assisted by Mariusz Czerkawski

4

3

Islanders

Mariusz Czerkawski (EV) assisted by Arron Asham

5

3

Capitals

Robert Lang (PP) assisted by Sergei Gonchar and Peter Bondra

5

4