The Florida Panthers squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 5 to 4, on December 7, 1997.

Final

WSH

Capitals

15-11-4

4

FLA

Panthers

9-15-5

5

Team

WSH

FLA

1

1

2

2

2

2

3

1

1

Total

4

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

FLA

Panthers

Dave Gagner (EV) assisted by David Nemirovsky and Kirk Muller

0

1

Panthers

Steve Washburn (PP) assisted by Ray Whitney and Ray Sheppard

0

2

Capitals

Richard Zednik (EV) assisted by Chris Simon and Adam Oates

1

2

2nd period

WSH

FLA

Panthers

David Nemirovsky (EV) assisted by Ray Whitney and Ryan Johnson

1

3

Capitals

Joe Juneau (PP) assisted by Chris Simon and Adam Oates

2

3

Capitals

Richard Zednik (EV) assisted by Dale Hunter and Kelly Miller

3

3

Panthers

Dave Gagner (EV) assisted by Radek Dvorak and Kirk Muller

3

4

3rd period

WSH

FLA

Capitals

Jeff Toms (EV) assisted by Mark Tinordi

4

4

Panthers

Steve Washburn (EV) assisted by Ray Sheppard and Paul Laus

4

5