The New York Islanders dropped their 8th straight, helping the Minnesota Wild bust out of their slump.
|- No scoring. Penalties - Colton Gillies, Minnesota (high-sticking), 4:57; Bill Guerin, NY Islanders (slashing), 7:48; Richard Park, NY Islanders (hooking), 10:43; Thomas Pock, NY Islanders (delay-of-game), 15:34; Kim Johnsson, Minnesota (slashing), 19:40.|
|- 1, NY Islanders Power-Play Goal - Richard Park (7), from Doug Weight and Mark Streit at 3:28. 2, Minnesota Goal - Stephane Veilleux (3), from James Sheppard and Antti Miettinen at 19:03. Penalties - Marc-Andre Bergeron, Minnesota (interference), 2:47; Antti Miettinen, Minnesota (hooking), 3:19; Bill Guerin, NY Islanders (tripping), 4:54.|
|- 3, Minnesota Goal - Colton Gillies (1), from Derek Boogaard and Krystofer Kolanos at 4:28. 4, Minnesota Goal - Mikko Koivu (11), from Kim Johnsson at 12:10. 5, Minnesota Goal - Pierre-Marc Bouchard (6), from Benoit Pouliot and Nick Schultz at 14:34. Penalties - Krystofer Kolanos, Minnesota (delay-of-game), 15:33.|