The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3 to 2, on January 2, 1978.

Final

PIT

Penguins

11-18-8

2

WSH

Capitals

7-21-8

3

Team

PIT

WSH

1

1

1

2

0

1

3

1

1

Total

2

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Bob Sirois (PP) assisted by Jean Lemieux

0

1

Penguins

Tom Edur (EV) assisted by Jim Hamilton and Jean Pronovost

1

1

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Tom Rowe (EV) assisted by Robert Picard and Craig Patrick

1

2

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Gerry Meehan (PP) assisted by Jean Lemieux

1

3

Penguins

Jean Pronovost (PP) assisted by Tom Edur and Gene Carr

2

3