The Philadelphia Flyers squeaked out a win over the New York Rangers, 6 to 5, on December 28, 1978.

Final

NYR

Rangers

19-12-4

5

PHI

Flyers

19-12-6

6

Team

NYR

PHI

1

1

3

2

2

0

3

2

3

Total

5

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

NYR

PHI

Rangers

Pat Hickey (EV) unassisted

1

0

Flyers

Rick MacLeish (EV) assisted by Kevin McCarthy and Blake Dunlop

1

1

Flyers

Bobby Clarke (EV) unassisted

1

2

Flyers

Reggie Leach (EV) assisted by Bill Barber

1

3

2nd period

NYR

PHI

Rangers

Ulf Nilsson (EV) assisted by Anders Hedberg and Pat Hickey

2

3

Rangers

Ron Greschner (PP) assisted by Lucien DeBlois and Steve Vickers

3

3

3rd period

NYR

PHI

Flyers

Bobby Clarke (EV) assisted by Reggie Leach and Bill Barber

3

4

Rangers

Phil Esposito (EV) assisted by Pierre Plante and Dean Talafous

4

4

Flyers

Reggie Leach (PP) assisted by Jimmy Watson and Rick MacLeish

4

5

Rangers

Steve Vickers (PP) assisted by Phil Esposito and Ron Duguay

5

5

Flyers

Paul Holmgren (EV) assisted by Jimmy Watson

5

6