The New York Islanders squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 2 to 1, on December 22, 1979.

Final

WSH

Capitals

7-22-5

1

NYI

Islanders

12-13-6

2

Team

WSH

NYI

1

1

1

2

0

1

3

0

0

Total

1

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NYI

Islanders

Clark Gillies (PP) assisted by Anders Kallur

0

1

Capitals

Ryan Walter (PP) assisted by Robert Picard and Mike Kaszycki

1

1

2nd period

WSH

NYI

Islanders

Garry Howatt (EV) assisted by Mike Bossy and Wayne Merrick

1

2