The Washington Capitals decisively defeated the New Jersey Devils, 8 to 5, on October 15, 1988.

Final

NJD

Devils

2-3-0

5

WSH

8

Team

NJD

WSH

1

1

4

2

1

2

3

3

2

Total

5

8

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Dave Christian (EV) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Geoff Courtnall

0

1

Capitals

Michal Pivonka (PP) assisted by Mike Gartner and Scott Stevens

0

2

Capitals

Kevin Hatcher (EV) assisted by Geoff Courtnall and Dave Christian

0

3

Devils

Kirk Muller (EV) unassisted

1

3

Capitals

Dave Christian (PP) assisted by Larry Murphy and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

1

4

2nd period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Michal Pivonka (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner and Chris Felix

1

5

Capitals

Scott Stevens (PP) assisted by Geoff Courtnall

1

6

Devils

John MacLean (EV) assisted by Randy Velischek

2

6

3rd period

NJD

WSH

Capitals

Dave Christian (PP) assisted by Geoff Courtnall and Grant Ledyard

2

7

Devils

Pat Verbeek (PP) assisted by Bruce Driver and Tom Kurvers

3

7

Devils

Mark Johnson (PP) assisted by David Maley and John MacLean

4

7

Devils

Brendan Shanahan (EV) unassisted

5

7

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV-EN) unassisted

5

8