The Detroit Red Wings fell to the New York Islanders, 5 to 3, on January 23, 1980.

Final

NYI

Islanders

22-17-6

5

DET

Red Wings

17-21-7

3

Team

NYI

DET

1

1

0

2

3

2

3

1

1

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Wayne Merrick (EV) assisted by Gord Lane and Bob Nystrom

1

0

2nd period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) unassisted

2

0

Red Wings

Vaclav Nedomansky (EV) assisted by Barry Long

2

1

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) assisted by Bryan Trottier

3

1

Red Wings

Dan Labraaten (PP) assisted by Vaclav Nedomansky and Pete Mahovlich

3

2

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) assisted by Clark Gillies and Bryan Trottier

4

2

3rd period

NYI

DET

Islanders

Bob Bourne (EV) assisted by Billy Harris and Mike Bossy

5

2

Red Wings

Willie Huber (EV) assisted by Dale McCourt

5

3