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May 18, 1997


New York Rangers 5 @ Philadelphia Flyers 4


First Period

1 - PHI : John LeClair 6 (Eric Desjardins, Janne Niinimaa) (PP) 4:11 NYR - 10 John LeClair
NYR - 25 Shjon Podein
NYR - 32 Daniel Lacroix
PHI - 10 Esa Tikkanen
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
2 - NYR : Lidster 1 (Eastwood) (EV) 5:09 NYR - 6 Chris Therien
NYR - 20 Trent Klatt
NYR - 21 Dan Kordic
NYR - 32 Daniel Lacroix
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
PHI - 23 Jeff Beukeboom
PHI - 32 Mike Eastwood
3 - NYR : Gretzky 7 (Tikkanen, Leetch) (PP) 7:35 NYR - 10 John LeClair
NYR - 20 Trent Klatt
PHI - 23 Jeff Beukeboom
PHI - 25 Alexander Karpovtsev
4 - NYR : Gretzky 8 (Robitaille, Messier) (PP) 9:34 NYR - 20 Trent Klatt
PHI - 6 Doug Lidster
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
PHI - 20 Luc Robitaille

Penalties - NYR - Churla (Interference) 3:21 ; PHI - Janne Niinimaa (Closing hand on puck) 6:16 ; PHI - Eric Lindros (Interference-on the goaltender) 8:18 ; NYR - Churla (Hooking) 10:06 ; NYR - Eakins (Interference) 16:12 ;

Second Period

5 - PHI : Paul Coffey 1 (Rod Brind'Amour, Mikael Renberg) (EV) 6:45 NYR - 6 Chris Therien
NYR - 10 John LeClair
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
6 - PHI : Rod Brind'Amour 7 (EV) 7:34 NYR - 20 Trent Klatt
NYR - 21 Dan Kordic
NYR - 23 Petr Svoboda
NYR - 32 Daniel Lacroix
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
PHI - 23 Jeff Beukeboom
7 - NYR : Gretzky 9 (Messier, Driver) (EV) 9:30 NYR - 10 John LeClair
NYR - 25 Shjon Podein
PHI - 6 Doug Lidster
PHI - 20 Luc Robitaille
PHI - 25 Alexander Karpovtsev
8 - NYR : Messier 3 (Beukeboom) (EV) 13:45 NYR - 23 Petr Svoboda
PHI - 6 Doug Lidster
PHI - 10 Esa Tikkanen
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
9 - PHI : Shjon Podein 4 (Joel Otto) (EV) 15:11 NYR - 6 Chris Therien
NYR - 10 John LeClair
PHI - 6 Doug Lidster
PHI - 17 Peter Ferraro
PHI - 28 Dallas Eakins

Penalties - NYR - Lidster (Hooking - Obstruction) 1:47 ;

Third Period

No Scoring

Penalties - NYR - Beukeboom (Holding) 20:00 ;

Shots On Goal

123T
New York Rangers77822
Philadelphia Flyers156829

Powerplay Conversions

New York Rangers : 2 of 2
Philadelphia Flyers : 1 of 4

Goaltenders

Ron Hextall (PHI) 12 saves on 12 shots - 25:50 mins
Mike Richter (NYR) (W) 25 saves on 29 shots - 60:00 mins
Garth Snow (PHI) (L) 5 saves on 10 shots - 33:45 mins

3 Stars of the Game

1 - Wayne Gretzky (NYR)
2 - Mike Richter (NYR)
3 - Rod Brind'Amour (PHI)

Officials

Referee: Devorski
Linesman: Scapinello
Linesman: Schachte

Game Rosters

New York Rangers
Name+/-shots
2 - Brian Leetch00
5 - Ulf Samuelsson10
6 - Doug Lidster-14
9 - Adam Graves02
10 - Esa Tikkanen-11
11 - Mark Messier04
12 - Ken Gernander00
15 - Darren Langdon00
17 - Peter Ferraro02
20 - Luc Robitaille01
21 - Russ Courtnall03
22 - Shane Churla00
23 - Jeff Beukeboom00
25 - Alexander Karpovtsev10
28 - Dallas Eakins10
32 - Mike Eastwood00
33 - Bruce Driver-10
99 - Wayne Gretzky05
Philadelphia Flyers
Name+/-shots
6 - Chris Therien-13
9 - Dainius Zubrus04
10 - John LeClair-14
17 - Rod Brind'Amour14
18 - Dale Hawerchuk12
19 - Mikael Renberg01
20 - Trent Klatt-10
21 - Dan Kordic01
23 - Petr Svoboda01
24 - Karl Dykhuis00
25 - Shjon Podein02
26 - John Druce10
29 - Joel Otto10
32 - Daniel Lacroix-10
37 - Eric Desjardins-14
44 - Janne Niinimaa11
77 - Paul Coffey11
88 - Eric Lindros-11

Attendance - 20,106






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