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Blizzard games of the past: December 6, 2003

Before 3,863 at the Coliseum, the Isles turned the 2003-04 season around with a 5-2 win over the Blackhawks in a game played in a blizard.  The win ended a 7-game losing streak and jumpstarted the Isles' season:

Here's the box:
 
Saturday, December 6, 2003

Chicago Blackhawks 2 @ New York Islanders 5

First Period
1 - CHI : M. BELL 5 (M.. YAKUBOV, J. STRUDWICK) (EV) 4:08
2 - NYI : A. YASHIN 7 (R. HAMRLIK) (EV) 8:15

Penalties - CHI - T. RUUTU (Tripping) 5:03 ; CHI - J. STRUDWICK (Slashing) 5:50 ;


Second Period
3 - NYI : D. SCATCHARD 1 (M. CZERKAWSKI) (EV) 8:25
4 - NYI : T. HUNTER 9 (A. ASHAM, D. SCATCHARD) (EV) 17:32

Penalties - NYI - R. MARTINEK (Interference) 2:59 ; NYI - S. BATES (Slashing) 14:12 ;


Third Period
5 - NYI : A. YASHIN 8 (J.. NIINIMAA) (EV) 1:24
6 - NYI : E. CAIRNS 2 (A. AUCOIN) (EV) 3:32
7 - CHI : T. ARNASON 5 (D. QUINT, S. SULLIVAN) (EV) 5:37

Penalties - CHI - M. BELL (Interference - Goaltender) 15:13 ; NYI - R. HAMRLIK (Cross check) 17:52 ;


Shots On Goal
1 2 3 T
Chicago Blackhawks 8 9 6 23
New York Islanders 11 12 10 33

Powerplay Conversions
Chicago Blackhawks : 0 of 3
New York Islanders : 0 of 3


Goaltenders
ANDERSON (CHI) (L) 28 saves on 33 shots - 60:00 mins
DIPIETRO (NYI) (W) 21 saves on 23 shots - 60:00 mins


Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: forever1940.blogspot.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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