The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Florida Panthers, 4 to 3, in overtime on December 23, 1996.

Final

FLA

Panthers

20-8-7

4

NYI

Islanders

11-15-8

3

Team

FLA

NYI

1

3

0

2

0

0

3

0

3

OT

1

0

Total

4

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

FLA

NYI

Panthers

Jody Hull (EV) assisted by Brian Skrudland and Per Gustafsson

1

0

Panthers

Johan Garpenlov (EV) assisted by Scott Mellanby

2

0

Panthers

Johan Garpenlov (PP) assisted by Ray Sheppard and Per Gustafsson

3

0

3rd period

FLA

NYI

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (EV) assisted by Bryan McCabe

3

1

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (EV) assisted by Bryan McCabe and Derek King

3

2

Islanders

Doug Houda (EV) assisted by Marty McInnis and Claude Lapointe

3

3

OT

FLA

NYI

Panthers

Ray Sheppard (EV) assisted by Martin Straka and Per Gustafsson

4

3