The New York Rangers emerged victorious over the New York Islanders, 5 to 3, on January 17, 1979.

Final

NYI

Islanders

29-6-9

3

NYR

Rangers

26-14-4

5

Team

NYI

NYR

1

1

1

2

0

3

3

2

1

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

NYR

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) unassisted

1

0

Rangers

Ron Greschner (PP) assisted by Phil Esposito and Steve Vickers

1

1

2nd period

NYI

NYR

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (EV) assisted by Anders Hedberg and Dave Maloney

1

2

Rangers

Ron Duguay (EV) assisted by Mike McEwen and Phil Esposito

1

3

Rangers

Mike McEwen (EV) assisted by Ron Duguay

1

4

3rd period

NYI

NYR

Rangers

Anders Hedberg (EV) assisted by Dave Farrish and Pat Hickey

1

5

Islanders

Lorne Henning (SH) assisted by Bob Bourne

2

5

Islanders

Clark Gillies (EV) assisted by Bob Lorimer and Garry Howatt

3

5