The Washington Capitals were decisively beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7 to 4, on December 1, 1978.

Final

PIT

Penguins

7-13-3

7

WSH

Capitals

5-15-4

4

Team

PIT

WSH

1

1

1

2

4

2

3

2

1

Total

7

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Rick Kehoe (PP) assisted by Pete Mahovlich and Denis Herron

1

0

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (EV) assisted by Peter Scamurra and Bill Riley

1

1

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Tom Rowe and Guy Charron

1

2

Capitals

Ryan Walter (EV) assisted by Mark Lofthouse

1

3

Penguins

Ron Stackhouse (EV) assisted by Peter Lee and Dale Tallon

2

3

Penguins

George Ferguson (EV) assisted by Dale Tallon and Rod Schutt

3

3

Penguins

Peter Lee (EV) assisted by Greg Malone

4

3

Penguins

Peter Lee (EV) assisted by Rod Schutt and Randy Carlyle

5

3

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Ross Lonsberry (EV) assisted by Orest Kindrachuk and Dale Tallon

6

3

Capitals

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Robert Picard and Bob Sirois

6

4

Penguins

George Ferguson (EV-EN) assisted by Pete Mahovlich

7

4