The Carolina Hurricanes emerged victorious over the New York Islanders, 5 to 3, on December 3, 1997.

Final

NYI

Islanders

11-13-4

3

CAR

Hurricanes

12-13-4

5

Team

NYI

CAR

1

0

3

2

1

1

3

2

1

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

CAR

Hurricanes

Kevin Dineen (EV) assisted by Curtis Leschyshyn and Geoff Sanderson

0

1

Hurricanes

Geoff Sanderson (EV) assisted by Kevin Dineen and Steve Chiasson

0

2

Hurricanes

Kent Manderville (EV) assisted by Paul Ranheim and Stu Grimson

0

3

2nd period

NYI

CAR

Islanders

Ziggy Palffy (EV) assisted by Vladimir Orszagh and Travis Green

1

3

Hurricanes

Sami Kapanen (EV) assisted by Steve Chiasson and Gary Roberts

1

4

3rd period

NYI

CAR

Islanders

Travis Green (PP) assisted by Todd Bertuzzi and Robert Reichel

2

4

Islanders

Claude Lapointe (EV) assisted by Todd Bertuzzi and Bryan Smolinski

3

4

Hurricanes

Sami Kapanen (EV-EN) assisted by Keith Primeau

3

5