The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, 7 to 6, on December 17, 1978.

Final

TOR

6

WSH

Capitals

8-20-4

7

Team

TOR

WSH

1

2

3

2

2

3

3

2

1

Total

6

7

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

TOR

WSH

Maple Leafs

Ron Ellis (PP) assisted by Dave Burrows and Dan Maloney

1

0

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (PP) assisted by Robert Picard and Rick Green

1

1

Capitals

Bob Girard (EV) assisted by Dennis Maruk

1

2

Maple Leafs

Borje Salming (EV) assisted by Dan Maloney and Walt McKechnie

2

2

Capitals

Bob Sirois (PP) assisted by Robert Picard and Dennis Maruk

2

3

2nd period

TOR

WSH

Capitals

Michel Bergeron (EV) assisted by Guy Charron

2

4

Maple Leafs

John Anderson (EV) assisted by Borje Salming and Lanny McDonald

3

4

Maple Leafs

Jerry Butler (EV) assisted by Pat Boutette

4

4

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) unassisted

4

5

Capitals

Guy Charron (EV) assisted by Robert Picard and Michel Bergeron

4

6

3rd period

TOR

WSH

Capitals

Dennis Maruk (EV) assisted by Tom Rowe and Rick Green

4

7

Maple Leafs

Walt McKechnie (EV) assisted by John Anderson and Joel Quenneville

5

7

Maple Leafs

Walt McKechnie (EV) assisted by Borje Salming and Ron Ellis

6

7