The Detroit Red Wings were decisively beaten by the Montreal Canadiens, 5 to 2, on December 27, 1978.

Final

MTL

Canadiens

25-6-4

5

DET

Red Wings

8-18-11

2

Team

MTL

DET

1

1

1

2

1

1

3

3

0

Total

5

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

MTL

DET

Red Wings

Vaclav Nedomansky (PP) assisted by Errol Thompson and Reed Larson

0

1

Canadiens

Larry Robinson (PP) assisted by Guy Lafleur and Serge Savard

1

1

2nd period

MTL

DET

Red Wings

Andre St. Laurent (SH) assisted by Paul Woods and Reed Larson

1

2

Canadiens

Guy Lapointe (PP) assisted by Guy Lafleur and Steve Shutt

2

2

3rd period

MTL

DET

Canadiens

Steve Shutt (EV) assisted by Guy Lapointe

3

2

Canadiens

Yvon Lambert (EV) assisted by Mario Tremblay

4

2

Canadiens

Doug Jarvis (EV) assisted by Bob Gainey and Larry Robinson

5

2