The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Montreal Canadiens, 5 to 4, on December 29, 1981.

Final

MTL

Canadiens

19-8-9

5

NYI

Islanders

21-10-5

4

Team

MTL

NYI

1

1

2

2

2

1

3

2

1

Total

5

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MTL

NYI

Islanders

Denis Potvin (PP) assisted by Bryan Trottier and Stefan Persson

0

1

Islanders

Clark Gillies (EV) assisted by Billy Carroll and Hector Marini

0

2

Canadiens

Larry Robinson (PP) assisted by Keith Acton

1

2

2nd period

MTL

NYI

Canadiens

Craig Laughlin (EV) assisted by Guy Lafleur

2

2

Canadiens

Pierre Mondou (EV) assisted by Larry Robinson and Guy Lapointe

3

2

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (PP) assisted by Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin

3

3

3rd period

MTL

NYI

Canadiens

Mario Tremblay (EV) assisted by Pierre Mondou and Craig Laughlin

4

3

Canadiens

Doug Jarvis (EV) assisted by Mark Napier

5

3

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) assisted by Mike McEwen and Wayne Merrick

5

4