The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 to 3, in overtime on January 1, 1987.

Final

PIT

Penguins

15-16-7

3

WSH

Capitals

13-19-6

4

Team

PIT

WSH

1

2

2

2

0

0

3

1

1

OT

0

1

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Jim Johnson (EV) assisted by Craig Simpson and Ron Duguay

1

0

Penguins

Dave Hannan (EV) assisted by Jim Johnson and Randy Cunneyworth

2

0

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Larry Murphy

2

1

Capitals

Bobby Gould (EV) assisted by Gaetan Duchesne and John Blum

2

2

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Ville Siren (EV) assisted by Terry Ruskowski

3

2

Capitals

Gaetan Duchesne (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner and Lou Franceschetti

3

3

OT

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Scott Stevens

3

4