The Montreal Canadiens emerged victorious over the New York Islanders, 7 to 5, on December 23, 1977.

Final

NYI

Islanders

18-8-8

5

MTL

Canadiens

22-7-4

7

Team

NYI

MTL

1

1

3

2

0

3

3

4

1

Total

5

7

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYI

MTL

Canadiens

Yvon Lambert (EV) assisted by Rejean Houle and Mario Tremblay

0

1

Islanders

Garry Howatt (EV) assisted by Ed Westfall and Lorne Henning

1

1

Canadiens

Pierre Larouche (EV) assisted by Guy Lafleur and Larry Robinson

1

2

Canadiens

Pierre Mondou (EV) assisted by Pierre Larouche and Serge Savard

1

3

2nd period

NYI

MTL

Canadiens

Steve Shutt (EV) assisted by Jacques Lemaire and Guy Lafleur

1

4

Canadiens

Guy Lafleur (EV) assisted by Jacques Lemaire and Steve Shutt

1

5

Canadiens

Pierre Larouche (EV) assisted by Pierre Mondou and Larry Robinson

1

6

3rd period

NYI

MTL

Canadiens

Guy Lafleur (PP) assisted by Larry Robinson

1

7

Islanders

Bryan Trottier (PP) assisted by Mike Bossy and Denis Potvin

2

7

Islanders

Denis Potvin (EV) assisted by Garry Howatt and Billy Harris

3

7

Islanders

J.P. Parise (EV) assisted by Stefan Persson and Lorne Henning

4

7

Islanders

Bob Bourne (EV) assisted by Denis Potvin

5

7