The New York Rangers couldn't pull it off against the Atlanta Flames, 6 to 5, on December 31, 1978.

Final

AFM

Flames

20-16-3

6

NYR

Rangers

20-13-4

5

Team

AFM

NYR

1

0

1

2

2

3

3

4

1

Total

6

5

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

AFM

NYR

Rangers

Phil Esposito (PP) assisted by Ron Duguay and Mario Marois

0

1

2nd period

AFM

NYR

Flames

Tom Lysiak (SH) assisted by Bobby Lalonde

1

1

Flames

Tom Lysiak (PP) assisted by Bobby Lalonde and Bob MacMillan

2

1

Rangers

Phil Esposito (PP) assisted by Steve Vickers and Carol Vadnais

2

2

Rangers

Ron Greschner (EV) unassisted

2

3

Rangers

Ron Duguay (SH) assisted by Dean Talafous

2

4

3rd period

AFM

NYR

Rangers

Pat Hickey (PP) assisted by Carol Vadnais and Ron Greschner

2

5

Flames

Eric Vail (EV) assisted by Bob MacMillan and Guy Chouinard

3

5

Flames

Eric Vail (EV) assisted by Guy Chouinard

4

5

Flames

Guy Chouinard (PP) assisted by Tom Lysiak and Bobby Lalonde

5

5

Flames

Willi Plett (EV) assisted by Harold Phillipoff and Tom Lysiak

6

5