The New York Islanders decisively defeated the Washington Capitals, 5 to 2, on January 12, 1980.

Final

WSH

Capitals

11-24-6

2

NYI

Islanders

17-17-6

5

Team

WSH

NYI

1

0

1

2

0

3

3

2

1

Total

2

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NYI

Islanders

Dave Lewis (EV) assisted by Bryan Trottier and Mike Bossy

0

1

2nd period

WSH

NYI

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (PP) assisted by Stefan Persson and Mike Bossy

0

2

Islanders

Wayne Merrick (EV) assisted by John Tonelli and Bob Nystrom

0

3

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) assisted by Dave Langevin and Bryan Trottier

0

4

3rd period

WSH

NYI

Capitals

Rolf Edberg (EV) unassisted

1

4

Capitals

Mark Lofthouse (EV) assisted by Wes Jarvis

2

4

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by John Tonelli and Wayne Merrick

2

5