The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the New York Islanders, 5 to 2, on March 31, 1998.

Final

NYI

Islanders

24-38-10

2

WSH

Capitals

34-28-11

5

Team

NYI

WSH

1

2

2

2

0

2

3

0

1

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Mariusz Czerkawski (EV) assisted by Trevor Linden and Ziggy Palffy

1

0

Capitals

Peter Bondra (EV) assisted by Steve Konowalchuk and Joe Juneau

1

1

Islanders

Mariusz Czerkawski (EV) assisted by Kenny Jonsson and Ziggy Palffy

2

1

Capitals

Peter Bondra (EV) assisted by Andrei Nikolishin

2

2

2nd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Esa Tikkanen (PP) assisted by Jeff Brown

2

3

Capitals

Brian Bellows (PP) assisted by Sergei Gonchar and Phil Housley

2

4

3rd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Steve Konowalchuk (EV) assisted by Andrei Nikolishin and Peter Bondra

2

5