The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Detroit Red Wings, 4 to 3, on January 7, 1986.

Final

DET

Red Wings

9-26-5

3

WSH

Capitals

25-10-4

4

Team

DET

WSH

1

1

1

2

0

1

3

2

2

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Lou Franceschetti (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner

0

1

Red Wings

Steve Yzerman (EV) unassisted

1

1

2nd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Dave Christian (PP) assisted by Mike Gartner

1

2

3rd period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Billy Carroll (EV) assisted by Warren Young and John Barrett

2

2

Capitals

Bob Carpenter (EV) unassisted

2

3

Red Wings

Greg Smith (EV) assisted by Warren Young and Billy Carroll

3

3

Capitals

Bobby Gould (SH) unassisted

3

4