Source: 1988 Hartford Whalers Stanely Cup Playoffs Media Guide
Montreal  2 3 l - 6
Hartford   2 3 0 - 5

1st period:
1. Har: Tippett 11:19 SH.
2. Mon: Walter (Lemieux, Green) 16:15.
3. Har: Gavin (Turgeon, Ferraro) 17:58.
4. Mon: Lemieux (Walter, Smith) 19:13.

2nd period:
5. Har: Anderson (Dineen) 5:46.
6. Har: Ferraro (Babych, Turgeon) l0:03 PP.
7. Har: Francis (Anderson, Babych) 11:32 PP.
8. Mon: Robinson (Smith, Naslund) 17:05 PP.
9. Mon: Green 17:49.
10 Mon: Mon: Gainey (Chelios, Carbonneau)18:17.

3rd period:
11. Mon: Richer (Chelios) 13:48.

Shots on goal:
Montreal  9  17 10 - 36
Hartford   12 8 13 - 33

Goalies:
Montreal : Hayward (28 saves, 33 shots)
Hartford:   Liut (30-36)

Referee: Bill McCreary.
Att: 15,203.