The Washington Capitals couldn't pull it off against the New York Islanders, 8 to 7, in overtime on October 8, 1983.

Final

NYI

8

WSH

7

Team

NYI

WSH

1

1

1

2

2

4

3

4

2

OT

1

0

Total

8

7

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Craig Laughlin (PP) assisted by Darren Veitch and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

0

1

Islanders

Anders Kallur (PP) assisted by Denis Potvin and Mike Bossy

1

1

2nd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Rod Langway (SH) assisted by Doug Jarvis

1

2

Capitals

Greg Theberge (PP) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Bob Carpenter

1

3

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (PP) assisted by Mike Gartner and Craig Laughlin

1

4

Capitals

Gaetan Duchesne (EV) assisted by Mike Gartner and Rod Langway

1

5

Islanders

Mike Bossy (EV) unassisted

2

5

Islanders

Brent Sutter (EV) unassisted

3

5

3rd period

NYI

WSH

Capitals

Craig Laughlin (EV) unassisted

3

6

Islanders

Butch Goring (EV) assisted by Clark Gillies and Greg Gilbert

4

6

Islanders

Stefan Persson (EV) assisted by Anders Kallur and Bob Nystrom

5

6

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by John Tonelli and Wayne Merrick

6

6

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (PP) assisted by Greg Theberge and Dave Christian

6

7

Islanders

Bob Nystrom (EV) assisted by Greg Gilbert and Mike McEwen

7

7

OT

NYI

WSH

Islanders

Bob Bourne (PP) assisted by Bryan Trottier and Denis Potvin

8

7