The New York Islanders fell to the New Jersey Devils, 7 to 5, on December 5, 1998.

Final

NJD

Devils

15-7-2

7

NYI

Islanders

10-16-0

5

Team

NJD

NYI

1

0

2

2

5

1

3

2

2

Total

7

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

NYI

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (PP) assisted by Trevor Linden and Ted Donato

0

1

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (PP) assisted by Trevor Linden and Ted Donato

0

2

2nd period

NJD

NYI

Devils

Jason Arnott (PP) assisted by Scott Niedermayer and Vadim Sharifijanov

1

2

Devils

Krzysztof Oliwa (EV) assisted by Bobby Holik and Ken Daneyko

2

2

Devils

Bobby Holik (EV) unassisted

3

2

Islanders

Barry Richter (EV) assisted by Bryan Smolinski

3

3

Devils

Brendan Morrison (EV) assisted by Dave Andreychuk and Brian Rolston

4

3

Devils

Dave Andreychuk (EV) assisted by Vadim Sharifijanov and Brendan Morrison

5

3

3rd period

NJD

NYI

Devils

Petr Sykora (PP) assisted by Patrik Elias and Scott Niedermayer

6

3

Islanders

Ted Donato (EV) assisted by Trevor Linden and Mike Watt

6

4

Islanders

Ted Donato (EV) assisted by Eric Brewer

6

5

Devils

Patrik Elias (EV-EN) assisted by Bobby Holik and Petr Sykora

7

5