Source: NHL Boxscores and Stats

New Jersey            2 1 1 0--4
Hartford              0 3 1 0--4

FIRST PERIOD -- Scoring:
  1, New Jersey, Sykora 15 (power play) (Thomas, Chambers), 11:02
  2, New Jersey, McKay 7 (power play) (Chambers, N Broten), 14:31
Penalties:
  McKay, NJD (fighting major), 7:18
  Janssens, HFD (fighting major), 7:18
  Shanahan, HFD (interference), 7:50
  Malik, HFD (hooking), 10:16
  Dineen, HFD (high sticking major, game misconduct), 10:25
  Carpenter, NJD (high sticking), 19:01

SECOND PERIOD -- Scoring:
  3, Hartford, Kron 14 (power play) (Brown), 0:15
  4, Hartford, Kron 15 (Ranheim, A Burt), 1:34
  5, New Jersey, Rolston 3 (MacLean), 6:32
  6, Hartford, Brown 5 (power play) (Nikolishin, Shanahan), 13:47
Penalties:
  Emerson, HFD (roughing), 2:55
  Rolston, NJD (tripping), 4:23
  Smith, NJD (interference), 10:57
  Daneyko, NJD (tripping), 12:17
  A Burt, HFD (holding), 18:58

THIRD PERIOD -- Scoring:
  7, Hartford, Emerson 16 (shorthanded) (Shanahan), 5:04
  8, New Jersey, Holik 6 (unassisted), 17:05
Penalties:
  Glynn, HFD (interference), 4:04
  Emerson, HFD (tripping), 10:03
  Niedermayer, NJD (holding), 14:38

OVERTIME -- Scoring:
  None
Penalties:
  None

Shots on Goal:
  New Jersey            20 10 19  5--54
  Hartford               5 13  5  3--26

Goalies:
  New Jersey, M Brodeur (26 shots, 22 saves; record: 18-19-5)
  Hartford, S Burke (54, 50; record: 16-19-4)

Power-play conversions: NJD - 2 of 8, HFD - 2 of 5
Referee: Walkom. Linesmen: Asselstine, Collins
Attendance: 15,635 (Sellout)