The Washington Capitals emerged victorious over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 3, on January 1, 1988.

Final

PIT

Penguins

16-15-7

3

WSH

Capitals

17-17-5

5

Team

PIT

WSH

1

2

3

2

0

1

3

1

1

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Dale Hunter (PP) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Scott Stevens

0

1

Penguins

Randy Cunneyworth (PP) assisted by Mario Lemieux and Jock Callander

1

1

Capitals

Dave Christian (EV) assisted by Larry Murphy and Dale Hunter

1

2

Penguins

Doug Bodger (PP) assisted by Mario Lemieux and Jock Callander

2

2

Capitals

Mike Gartner (PP) assisted by Larry Murphy and Scott Stevens

2

3

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Larry Murphy (PP) assisted by Mike Gartner and Scott Stevens

2

4

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Dave Hunter (SH) assisted by Jim Johnson and Mario Lemieux

3

4

Capitals

Greg Adams (EV) assisted by Larry Murphy and Peter Sundstrom

3

5