The Minnesota North Stars emerged victorious over the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 3, on December 23, 1978.

Final

PIT

Penguins

12-15-7

3

MNS

5

Team

PIT

MNS

1

1

4

2

2

1

3

0

0

Total

3

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

MNS

North Stars

Al MacAdam (EV) assisted by Tim Young and Ron Zanussi

0

1

Penguins

Orest Kindrachuk (EV) assisted by Ron Stackhouse and Rick Kehoe

1

1

North Stars

Greg Smith (EV) assisted by Bill Butters and Bobby Smith

1

2

North Stars

Steve Payne (EV) assisted by Al MacAdam and Brad Maxwell

1

3

North Stars

Kent-Erik Andersson (EV) assisted by Tom Younghans and Jean Potvin

1

4

2nd period

PIT

MNS

Penguins

Greg Malone (EV) assisted by Peter Lee and Rod Schutt

2

4

North Stars

Brad Maxwell (EV) unassisted

2

5

Penguins

Rick Kehoe (EV) assisted by Orest Kindrachuk

3

5