The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Montreal Canadiens, 3 to 2, on December 8, 1987.

Final

MTL

Canadiens

18-7-6

3

NYI

Islanders

17-8-1

2

Team

MTL

NYI

1

2

1

2

0

1

3

1

0

Total

3

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MTL

NYI

Islanders

Derek King (EV) assisted by Tomas Jonsson and Steve Konroyd

0

1

Canadiens

Mats Naslund (EV) assisted by Shayne Corson and Stephane Richer

1

1

Canadiens

Ryan Walter (EV) assisted by Larry Robinson and Bobby Smith

2

1

2nd period

MTL

NYI

Islanders

Greg Gilbert (EV) assisted by Bryan Trottier and Mikko Makela

2

2

3rd period

MTL

NYI

Canadiens

Claude Lemieux (EV) assisted by Bobby Smith and Mike Lalor

3

2