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New York Rangers (3-3-0) 1 1 0 - 2
Hartford Whalers (1-1-1) 1 2 2 - 5

Kevin Dineen netted his second of the season midway through the second period
as the Whalers won their first of the season, 5-2 over the Rangers.

1st period: HAR Sanderson 1 (Holik,Ladouceur) 7:17
NYR Turcotte 2 (Patrick,Messier) 10:54 (pp)

2nd period: NYR Turcotte 3 (Patrick,Leetch) 0:59 (pp)
HAR Zalapski 1 (Greig,Picard) 1:50
HAR Dineen 2 (Greig) 7:57

3rd period: HAR McKenzie 1 (Sanderson) 3:05
HAR Cunneyworth 1 (Hunter,Andersson) 18:46 (en)

Powerplay Opportunities: Rangers 2 of 6
Whalers 0 of 4

Shots on Goal: Rangers 11 12 11 - 34
Whalers 7 15 11 - 33

New York Rangers: Vanbiesbrouck (3-2-0) 32 shots, 28 saves
Hartford Whalers: Whitmore (1-1-1) 34 shots, 32 saves

Referee: Denis Morel
Linesmen: Dan McCourt, Jerry Pateman
Attendance: 12,006