The New York Islanders fell to the New Jersey Devils, 5 to 3, on February 26, 1997.

Final

NJD

Devils

30-18-12

5

NYI

Islanders

20-31-10

3

Team

NJD

NYI

1

3

0

2

0

3

3

2

0

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

NYI

Devils

Bobby Holik (PP) assisted by Scott Niedermayer and Dave Ellett

1

0

Devils

Steve Thomas (EV) assisted by Doug Gilmour and Jay Pandolfo

2

0

Devils

Denis Pederson (EV) assisted by Randy McKay and Doug Gilmour

3

0

2nd period

NJD

NYI

Islanders

Marty McInnis (EV) assisted by Travis Green and Kenny Jonsson

3

1

Islanders

Ziggy Palffy (PP) assisted by Travis Green and Marty McInnis

3

2

Islanders

Bryan Smolinski (EV) assisted by Todd Bertuzzi and Derek King

3

3

3rd period

NJD

NYI

Devils

Lyle Odelein (EV) assisted by Doug Gilmour and Steve Thomas

4

3

Devils

Doug Gilmour (PP) assisted by Scott Niedermayer and Dave Ellett

5

3