The New York Islanders were easily defeated by the Florida Panthers, 6 to 2, on December 27, 1997.

Final

FLA

Panthers

14-20-5

6

NYI

Islanders

15-18-5

2

Team

FLA

NYI

1

0

1

2

5

1

3

1

0

Total

6

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

FLA

NYI

Islanders

Ziggy Palffy (EV) assisted by Sergei Nemchinov and Robert Reichel

0

1

2nd period

FLA

NYI

Panthers

Radek Dvorak (PP) assisted by Robert Svehla and Ed Jovanovski

1

1

Panthers

Steve Washburn (EV) assisted by Rob Niedermayer and Viktor Kozlov

2

1

Panthers

Tom Fitzgerald (EV) assisted by Bill Lindsay and Paul Laus

3

1

Islanders

Kenny Jonsson (EV) assisted by Bryan Smolinski and Todd Bertuzzi

3

2

Panthers

Ray Sheppard (EV) assisted by Radek Dvorak and Dave Gagner

4

2

Panthers

Radek Dvorak (SH) assisted by Chris Wells

5

2

3rd period

FLA

NYI

Panthers

Tom Fitzgerald (EV) assisted by Chris Wells and Bill Lindsay

6

2