For the first and second period, the Islanders had a steady 3-0 lead. Like most games, in the third period, the Islanders blew their lead and the score was 3-3 for most of the 3rd period. With 26 seconds left, Hickey took a slapper, deflected by Lee and went in. The Pens pulled their goalie and Kulemin scored 3 seconds later. This tied the record for latest pair of goals. The Islanders won 5-3, and are no longer last in the league.