The New York Rangers emerged victorious over the Vancouver Canucks, 6 to 4, on January 5, 1979.

Final

VAN

Canucks

14-23-3

4

NYR

Rangers

22-13-4

6

Team

VAN

NYR

1

0

1

2

1

2

3

3

3

Total

4

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

VAN

NYR

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (EV) assisted by Ron Greschner

0

1

2nd period

VAN

NYR

Canucks

Harold Snepsts (PP) assisted by Rick Blight and Ron Sedlbauer

1

1

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (SH) assisted by Carol Vadnais and Anders Hedberg

1

2

Rangers

Walt Tkaczuk (EV) unassisted

1

3

3rd period

VAN

NYR

Rangers

Phil Esposito (EV) assisted by Pierre Plante and Dean Talafous

1

4

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (EV) assisted by Mike McEwen and Anders Hedberg

1

5

Canucks

Don Lever (PP) assisted by Rick Blight and Lars Lindgren

2

5

Rangers

Dave Maloney (EV) assisted by Pierre Plante and Phil Esposito

2

6

Canucks

Pit Martin (EV) assisted by Rick Blight

3

6

Canucks

Ron Sedlbauer (EV) assisted by Dennis Kearns and Don Lever

4

6