The New Jersey Devils couldn't pull it off against the Washington Capitals, 3 to 2, on December 31, 1983.

Final

WSH

Capitals

18-19-2

3

NJD

Devils

7-29-2

2

Team

WSH

NJD

1

1

1

2

1

0

3

1

1

Total

3

2

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

WSH

NJD

Capitals

Dave Christian (PP) assisted by Craig Laughlin and Mike Gartner

1

0

Devils

Joe Cirella (PP) assisted by Jeff Larmer and Jan Ludvig

1

1

2nd period

WSH

NJD

Capitals

Larry Murphy (EV) assisted by Bob Carpenter

2

1

3rd period

WSH

NJD

Devils

Jan Ludvig (PP) assisted by Bob MacMillan and Pat Verbeek

2

2

Capitals

Mike Gartner (EV) assisted by Bengt-Ake Gustafsson and Dave Shand

3

2