The New York Islanders emerged victorious over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 8 to 6, on December 23, 1989.

Final

PIT

Penguins

14-18-3

6

NYI

Islanders

13-20-4

8

Team

PIT

NYI

1

2

2

2

3

3

3

1

3

Total

6

8

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

NYI

Penguins

Rob Brown (EV) assisted by Mario Lemieux

1

0

Islanders

Randy Wood (EV) assisted by Brent Sutter and Doug Crossman

1

1

Penguins

Randy Gilhen (EV) assisted by Jay Caufield and Paul Coffey

2

1

Islanders

Hubie McDonough (EV) assisted by Jeff Norton and Gerald Diduck

2

2

2nd period

PIT

NYI

Islanders

Jeff Norton (PP) assisted by Pat LaFontaine and Doug Crossman

2

3

Islanders

Alan Kerr (PP) assisted by Jeff Norton and Pat LaFontaine

2

4

Penguins

John Cullen (EV) assisted by Rob Brown and Mario Lemieux

3

4

Penguins

Mark Recchi (SH) unassisted

4

4

Islanders

Randy Wood (EV) assisted by Pat Flatley

4

5

Penguins

Phil Bourque (EV) assisted by Dan Quinn and Mark Recchi

5

5

3rd period

PIT

NYI

Islanders

Brent Sutter (PP) assisted by Brad Lauer and Jeff Norton

5

6

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Alan Kerr and Don Maloney

5

7

Penguins

John Cullen (PP) assisted by Paul Coffey and Mario Lemieux

6

7

Islanders

Brent Sutter (EV-EN) assisted by Don Maloney and Gary Nylund

6

8