The Carolina Hurricanes were decisively beaten by the Florida Panthers, 5 to 2, on December 26, 1997.

Final

FLA

Panthers

13-20-5

5

CAR

Hurricanes

13-20-5

2

Team

FLA

CAR

1

2

2

2

2

0

3

1

0

Total

5

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

FLA

CAR

Hurricanes

Steve Chiasson (PP) assisted by Sami Kapanen and Nelson Emerson

0

1

Panthers

Ray Whitney (PP) assisted by Scott Mellanby and Robert Svehla

1

1

Hurricanes

Nelson Emerson (EV) assisted by Glen Wesley and Robert Kron

1

2

Panthers

Gord Murphy (EV) assisted by Ray Sheppard

2

2

2nd period

FLA

CAR

Panthers

Ray Whitney (EV) assisted by Robert Svehla

3

2

Panthers

Rob Niedermayer (PP) assisted by Robert Svehla and David Nemirovsky

4

2

3rd period

FLA

CAR

Panthers

Dave Gagner (EV-EN) unassisted

5

2