The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Detroit Red Wings, 3 to 2, on December 23, 1977.

Final

DET

Red Wings

10-17-4

2

WSH

Capitals

6-20-6

3

Team

DET

WSH

1

1

0

2

0

2

3

1

1

Total

2

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

DET

WSH

Red Wings

Vaclav Nedomansky (PP) assisted by Larry Giroux and Andre St. Laurent

1

0

2nd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Guy Charron and Bob Girard

1

1

Capitals

Bob Sirois (EV) assisted by Guy Charron and Rick Green

1

2

3rd period

DET

WSH

Capitals

Rick Green (PP) assisted by Bob Sirois and Gerry Meehan

1

3

Red Wings

Andre St. Laurent (EV) assisted by Dennis Polonich and Terry Harper

2

3