The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Detroit Red Wings, 6 to 3, on January 11, 1978.

Final

DET

Red Wings

14-18-5

6

WSH

Capitals

8-23-9

3

Team

DET

WSH

1

4

1

2

2

0

3

0

2

Total

6

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Dennis Hextall (SH) unassisted

1

0

Red Wings

Dan Maloney (EV) assisted by Andre St. Laurent

2

0

Red Wings

Andre St. Laurent (EV) assisted by Dan Maloney

3

0

Red Wings

Andre St. Laurent (PP) assisted by Reed Larson and Vaclav Nedomansky

4

0

Capitals

Bill Riley (PP) assisted by Jean Lemieux and Gerry Meehan

4

1

2nd period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Dan Maloney (EV) assisted by Andre St. Laurent

5

1

Red Wings

Reed Larson (EV) unassisted

6

1

3rd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Gerry Meehan (PP) assisted by Jean Lemieux and Guy Charron

6

2

Capitals

Bill Collins (EV) assisted by Craig Patrick and Rick Bragnalo

6

3