The New Jersey Devils couldn't pull it off against the Washington Capitals, 4 to 3, on December 30, 1987.

Final

WSH

Capitals

16-17-5

4

NJD

Devils

18-16-4

3

Team

WSH

NJD

1

2

1

2

1

2

3

1

0

Total

4

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NJD

Capitals

Dale Hunter (PP) assisted by Larry Murphy and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

1

0

Capitals

Bengt-Ake Gustafsson (SH) unassisted

2

0

Devils

Jim Korn (EV) assisted by Tom Kurvers and Joe Cirella

2

1

2nd period

WSH

NJD

Devils

Patrik Sundstrom (SH) assisted by Doug Sulliman

2

2

Devils

Pat Verbeek (PP) assisted by Kirk Muller and Aaron Broten

2

3

Capitals

Dale Hunter (PP) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

3

3

3rd period

WSH

NJD

Capitals

Kevin Hatcher (EV) assisted by Peter Sundstrom and Bengt-Ake Gustafsson

4

3