The New York Islanders emerged victorious over the New York Rangers, 5 to 3, on October 21, 1978.

Final

NYR

Rangers

1-1-3

3

NYI

5

Team

NYR

NYI

1

0

1

2

0

2

3

3

2

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYR

NYI

Islanders

Bob Lorimer (EV) assisted by Denis Potvin and John Tonelli

0

1

2nd period

NYR

NYI

Islanders

John Tonelli (EV) unassisted

0

2

Islanders

Mike Kaszycki (PP) assisted by Denis Potvin and Stefan Persson

0

3

3rd period

NYR

NYI

Islanders

John Tonelli (EV) unassisted

0

4

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (PP) assisted by Pat Hickey and Mike McEwen

1

4

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (PP) assisted by Clark Gillies and Stefan Persson

1

5

Rangers

Phil Esposito (PP) assisted by Dave Farrish

2

5

Rangers

Mario Marois (PP) assisted by Ron Duguay and Anders Hedberg

3

5