The Montreal Canadiens decisively defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 8 to 5, on March 26, 1997.

Final

PIT

Penguins

34-33-7

5

MTL

Canadiens

28-33-14

8

Team

PIT

MTL

1

0

5

2

3

1

3

2

2

Total

5

8

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

MTL

Canadiens

Shayne Corson (EV) assisted by Mark Recchi

0

1

Canadiens

Turner Stevenson (EV) assisted by Scott Thornton and Darcy Tucker

0

2

Canadiens

Stephane Richer (EV) assisted by Benoit Brunet

0

3

Canadiens

Mark Recchi (EV) assisted by Saku Koivu and Shayne Corson

0

4

Canadiens

Stephane Richer (EV) assisted by Marc Bureau

0

5

2nd period

PIT

MTL

Penguins

Ron Francis (PP) assisted by Mario Lemieux and Ed Olczyk

1

5

Penguins

Kevin Hatcher (PP) assisted by Mario Lemieux and Ron Francis

2

5

Canadiens

Saku Koivu (PP) assisted by Vladimir Malakhov and Mark Recchi

2

6

Penguins

Jason Woolley (EV) assisted by Mario Lemieux and Ron Francis

3

6

3rd period

PIT

MTL

Canadiens

Vincent Damphousse (EV) assisted by Martin Rucinsky and Valeri Bure

3

7

Canadiens

Mark Recchi (EV) assisted by Saku Koivu and Stephane Quintal

3

8

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (EV) assisted by Ron Francis and Kevin Hatcher

4

8

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (PP) assisted by Ron Francis and Ed Olczyk

5

8