The New York Rangers squeaked out a win over the Washington Capitals, 6 to 5, on December 29, 1985.

Final

WSH

Capitals

21-10-4

5

NYR

Rangers

17-19-2

6

Team

WSH

NYR

1

2

0

2

1

5

3

2

1

Total

5

6

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NYR

Capitals

Alan Haworth (EV) unassisted

1

0

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Lou Franceschetti

2

0

2nd period

WSH

NYR

Capitals

Larry Murphy (PP) assisted by Dave Christian and Craig Laughlin

3

0

Rangers

Brian MacLellan (PP) assisted by James Patrick and Raimo Helminen

3

1

Rangers

Tomas Sandstrom (PP) assisted by Raimo Helminen

3

2

Rangers

Mike Ridley (EV) assisted by Brian MacLellan and Tomas Sandstrom

3

3

Rangers

Bob Brooke (PP) assisted by Ron Greschner and Larry Melnyk

3

4

Rangers

Rob Whistle (EV) assisted by Brian MacLellan and Mike Ridley

3

5

3rd period

WSH

NYR

Capitals

Scott Stevens (EV) assisted by Craig Laughlin and Larry Murphy

4

5

Rangers

Don Maloney (EV) assisted by James Patrick and Dave Gagner

4

6

Capitals

Jorgen Pettersson (EV) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Rod Langway

5

6