The New York Islanders were easily defeated by the New York Rangers, 7 to 2, on January 27, 1979.

Final

NYR

Rangers

28-16-5

7

NYI

Islanders

32-7-9

2

Team

NYR

NYI

1

2

1

2

2

1

3

3

0

Total

7

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYR

NYI

Rangers

Mike McEwen (PP) assisted by Ulf Nilsson

1

0

Rangers

Nick Fotiu (EV) assisted by Carol Vadnais and Phil Esposito

2

0

Islanders

Ed Westfall (EV) assisted by Bert Marshall and Wayne Merrick

2

1

2nd period

NYR

NYI

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (PP) assisted by Mike McEwen and Mario Marois

3

1

Islanders

Clark Gillies (PP) assisted by Pat Price and Stefan Persson

3

2

Rangers

Anders Hedberg (EV) assisted by Ulf Nilsson and Pat Hickey

4

2

3rd period

NYR

NYI

Rangers

Anders Hedberg (EV) assisted by Ulf Nilsson and Mario Marois

5

2

Rangers

Ron Duguay (EV) assisted by Dave Farrish and Pat Hickey

6

2

Rangers

Pat Hickey (EV) assisted by Ulf Nilsson and Anders Hedberg

7

2